Psyllium Husk Exporter

Jyotindra International is associated with exporting and manufacturing Psyllium husk and husk powder since 1973.

Botanical Name: Plantago ovata

Family Name: Plantaginaceae

Common Name: Ispaghula, Psyllium, Isabgul, Isabgol

Psyllium is a herbal medicinal plant cultivated in India mainly in the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan. The seed of the Psyllium plant are the primary part of the plant used in traditional herbal medicine. Psyllium husk is the coating around the seed of the Psyllium plant, which is used to relieve constipation, its completely natural

Psyllium husk is high in fiber and mucilage; it is an effective bulk-forming laxative. Its properties as a laxative are due to the swelling of the husk when it comes in contact with water. When consumed with sufficient amount of water, husk forms a gelatinous mass that keeps feces hydrated and soft. It also stimulates a reflex contraction of the walls of the bowel causing waste to be excreted from the body

The fiber component is known to reduce appetite, improve digestion and cleanse your system of harmful toxins. It is a good fiber supplement if your diet is lacking. "Once the fiber is inside the intestine, it acts as a sponge and absorbs bad cholesterol, fats and waste material. Afterwards, these toxins, which may be the cause of several diseases, are flushed out even before it enters the blood stream"

Its main benefit, however is in preventing constipation and promoting colon health. The natural fiber in Psyllium increases the weight of our bowels and acts as a safe laxative. In fact, Psyllium husk is present in many over the counter laxatives

What are the benefits?

Because of its soluble fiber component, it has been widely used for the following health problems

1 Cholesterol Control - to reduce the risk of high cholesterol associated illness
2 Constipation - Psyllium husk allows for increased absorption of water during digestion resulting to softened stools
3 Diarrhea - used as an agent for bulk forming, it can relieve mild and moderate cases of diarrhea by firming up stools and allow for its slower passage
4 High sugar levels in blood - Proven to lower blood sugar levels in patients diagnosed with diabetes
5 Inflammatory bowel disease - studies have revealed that it can actually regulate consistency and frequency of stool in individuals with this digestive problem. In addition, it reduces bloating and flatulence
6 Obesity and Weight Loss - improves lipid and sugar levels in the blood effectively reducing body weight
7 Some studies have shown possibilities of reduced risk for colon cancer
8 Preparation for colonoscopy procedure - cleanses the colon before a colonoscopy

The Benefit of Psyllium Dried Husk or Powder over the Normal Husk are as below

1 Dried Psyllium Husk has < 2% moisture compare to normal husk 10 % thus this will be benefit to our buyers for getting more material instead of only moisture
2 Product become more self stabilised for long term
3 The functional property 'swell volume' has been increase in dried product
4 This product can directly feed into our buyers packing line so they are saving huge amount of costing by reducing multiple handling, quality check and saving in manpower

Guidelines when Consuming Psyllium Husk

1 Make sure you consume it with liquid. Do not eat it alone as it can cause digestive problems. You can mix Psyllium Husk with practically anything fruit/veggie juice, stew, soups, ice cream shakes, water, milk, etc
2 Make sure you drink plenty of liquid before and after consuming Psyllium Husk. It can cause dehydration since it makes the moisture content of our bowels higher. It would be good to keep an extra glass of water when consuming Psyllium Husk for the first time, because it can be hard to swallow
3 Consume Psyllium Husk in between meals, never immediately after or before one. It can dilute enzymes and therefore interfere with digestion. Psyllium Husk has no side effects, and can be taken alone as a fiber shake. You’re consuming a completely natural plant-substance

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Caution: Always take Psyllium husk with plenty of liquid. Without lots of fluid, it is possible to develop intestinal blockage

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