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Psyllium is obtained from plantage ovate or Psyllium plant. Psyllium plant grows in the region which has good exposure to sunlight, and the soils are well drained and sandy. This is an annual crop cultivated largely in Gujarat and in some parts of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
The Botanical name of Psyllium husk is Plantago Ovata, and it is better known as Isabgol in India.
Psyllium is mucilage having a combination of xylose, aucubin, galacturonic, arabinose, semi drying fatty oils.
Psyllium husk derived from bent layers are extracted from dried ripe seeds of plantago ovata frosk.
The Psyllium husks are thoroughly cleaned and sorted from anti farm fibers, mud, iron particles, dust, particles, stones and other waste products. They are then graded, taking their scientific values into account. Psyllium husks and powders are sorted with the help of these grades.
Psyllium consists of 80% water soluble fiber. Psyllium mucilage has a viscosity which is undeterred with 68 degrees F to 122 degrees F, by pH ranging from 2 to 10 and by sodium chloride up to 0.15 m.
|The Properties and Applications of Psyllium Husk: |
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
Psyllium 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.
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