Thursday, 23 May 2013

Benefits Of Psyllium Husk Fiber

Isabgol is also called Isphagula and Psyllium. It is obtained from the seed husks of Plantago ovata. Its common name is Desert Indian wheat. Isabgol is one of the excellent sources of dietary fibers. These seed husks are an excellent natural remedy for colon cleansing.

Psyllium contains a high level of dietary fiber and because of this it acts as a bulk forming laxative. Psyllium seeds contain less fiber compared to psyllium hulls but they contain many plant nutrients.

Fiber has long been promoted as a preventative measure for a healthy digestive system as well as a defense against colon cancer.

Benefits of Organic Psyllium
  • Reduces cholesterol level
  • Weight loss
  • Controls diarrhea
  • Blood glucose level
  • Anal fissures
  • Colon cancer
  • Hormonal imbalance stabilization
  • Toothache
  • Isabgol prevents flatulence and indigestion
  • This is one of the inexpensive treatments
  • Help reduce blood pressure
  • Isabgol is not absorbed by the body so there are no harmful side effects and it is a pure Ayurvedic medicine
  • Regulates levels of blood glucose and insulin
  • Reduces the absorption of fats and glucose
  • Isabgol movement controls diarrhea, dysentery or loose
Psyllium husks are available as whole husks, psyllium husk powder and psyllium husk capsules. There are many ways to include psyllium husks or seeds in your diet to support your colon health and heart health and also to manage your cholesterol level. You can add psyllium powder to fruit juices, smoothies, or other beverages and to your foods such as soup and stew and even salad.

Applications :
  • Most effective natural remedy for constipation regulates bowel functions
  • A bulk forming laxative
  • Helps in reducing risk of heart attack by decreasing serum cholesterol through proper excretion of bile acids.
  • Consumed daily with water/milk after the meals to reduce constipation, fat and calories.
  • In various industries, it is used as basic stabilizer in ice-cream, sizing in chocolate, seed mucilage are also used in cosmetics.

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