Psyllium Seeds Powder
What is Psyllium?
Psyllium husk also simply called psyllium are parts of the seeds of the plant Plantago ovata of the genus Plantago which native to India but can be found elsewhere. Psyllium husks are hygroscopic, capable of absorbing fluids primarily used as bulk forming laxative and a good source of dietary fiber and used commercially to produce mucilage.
Psyllium husk is an effective herb used to lose weight and in maintaining general intestinal health. Psyllium husk’s benefits come from its spongy fiber that is not readily digestible presenting a feeling of fullness thus reducing appetite. The fiber-rich psyllium husk also improves digestion while cleansing the system. Psyllium is an excellent source of fiber for low carbohydrate diets that is effective in weight control programs.
Psyllium Seeds Powder is the pulverized form of husk. Its gradient depends on its sieve size. It is cooling, laxative, antidiabetic, antichronic, soothing, etc. It consists of the epidermis and the collapsed adjacent layers removed from the dried ripe seeds of plantago Ovata Frosk.
What are the benefits&function of Psyllium Seeds Powder?
Psyllium is a natural laxative and its therapy heals constipation and other related health ailments.
Acidity and ulcers
Stomach ulcers and acidity problems are overcome with curing other related problems of bowels, piles and fissures.
Highly beneficial for diabetic patients
Psylliun is very helpful in reducing the formation of blood glucose after the consumption of meals, considerably reducing the requirement of insulin in human body.
Reduces the chances of Colon cancer
Psyllium intake forms a massive volume of bulk in human body making it a crucial element for passing of stool. This relative lessents the exposure of intestinal wall to toxic components formed in a stool.
Helpful in reducing weight
Psyllium is helpful in reducing weight as it develops a feeling of fullness which apparently reduces food intake responsible for increasing weight in human body. Hence it can be used in slimming diet.
Psylliums are used as horse feeds as they prevent the accumulation of sand or stones in animals without any side effects.
Psylliums are also used in pharmaceutical industries while manufacturing tablets as it acts as a thickening agent. They are also used in food processing industries like in ice creams, rice, jams, cakes, biscuits, breads and instant noodles.