|Botanical Name||Plantago ovata|
|Part Used||Husk , Seed|
|Description||Psyllium / Isabgol is the common name used for several members of the plant genus Plantago whose seeds are used commercially for the production of mucilage.
Psyllium is an agricultural crop with downy leaves and globose flowers, followed by glossy seeds.
|Origin & Cultivation||It is a native to Asia, Mediterranean region and North Africa and commercially grown in North western India. The Psyllium Husk is cultivated in the western Indian region in areas having cool and dry weather with rich, well drained and sandy soils. It is a winter crop sown in Oct-Nov and harvested in Feb-March. Psyllium grows in sandy and silty soils.|
Mesh sizes 40 , 60 , 80
|Loading in 20ft||10 MT|
|Uses||Psyllium is mainly used as a dietary fiber to relieve symptoms of both constipation and mild diarrhea and occasionally as a food thickener. Some researchers say that Psyllium is useful in reducing Cholesterol levels also. It contents natural fibers which are part of healthy regimen and has ability to decrease symptoms of fatigue loss of energy and other severe health problems.|