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Product Code : PSYLLIUM-13
Brand Name : AFG
Product Description


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.

The Properties  and  Applications of Psyllium Husk:

Natural Laxative
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.

  Further Important Applications
  Food Industry   Nutraceuticals
  Textiles Industry   Paper
  Pharmaceuticals   Cosmetics
  Personal care   Oil drilling
  Water treatment   Tobacco Industry
  Health care   Mining
  Explosives and others  
Psyllium powder as a psyllium husk is helpful - psyllium husk for health, psyllium powder for pharmaceuticals.


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