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Psyllium Husk

Also Known As : Ispaghula, Isabgol, Psyllium


Taste Profile

It is tasteless.

Usage Tips

  1. Psyllium Husk can be added to smoothies.
  2. It can also be used in baking and as a thickening agent.

Common names and forms

  1. Isabgol
  2. Organic Physillium Husk
  3. Organic Psyllium
  4. Psyllium
  5. Psyllium Husk Powder


It is a natural dietary soluble fiber obtained from the husk of the Plantago ovata plant seeds, which mainly grows in India. It has white, flaky pale husk that forms a gel when mixed with water.

Health benefits

  • Psyllium husk is a dietary fiber, which helps in lowering cholesterol levels in the body.(1)
  • It helps in resolving digestive issues like diarrhea, constipation.(1)
  • It helps in regulating insulin in the blood stream and keeps the blood sugar levels in control.(1)
  • It helps in losing weight.(1)
  • Regularly consuming it, will help in lowering blood pressure.(1)
  • The mucilage of it helps in reducing the inflammation in gut and colon.(1)

Selection Guide

Check for the 'Use-by" date while purchasing.


It might interfere with medication absorption so consult a doctor before consuming psyllium husk. It can cause bloating and gastrointestinal issues. It can also cause allergic reactions like vomiting, chest tightness and breathing difficulties.(2)

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