Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Harvesting Procedure of Organic Psyllium Husk

The ispaghula or psyllium whole husk is obtained from an herb called Plantago Ovata. It is mostly found in several regions of India, where the climatic conditions are suitable to grow it. Different species of psyllium husk are available, but the seed husks obtained from the plant possess the highest fiber content. A natural plant laxative produced from psyllium is isabgol and it produces bowels and allows for easy elimination.

The psyllium is a very useful herb that has numerous health benefits and it is advisable to always opt for organic psyllium, whenever required. You can either use husks in their natural state or as whole or you can use them in powdered form which makes it easy for consumption. Ensure that you buy husks which have no harmful additives like sugar, fat, cholesterol or sodium. In this way, you can enjoy optimum health benefits of psyllium husk.

As it is rich source of dietary fiber, organic psyllium husk is suitable to deal with certain type of health issues like constipation or irritable bowel syndrome. The main reason behind this is that it possesses the capability to remove toxins and offers protection to the colon.

The Harvesting Procedure

The seeds are tasteless and after harvesting process, they are removed by the grinding process after which purification process is carried out. The seeds are then cleaned and polished, after which they undergo through grinding process, where husk is removed. After processing and removal of impurities with blowers, under extreme hygiene conditions, pure husk is obtained.

To obtain the psyllium whole husk powder, the processed husk is then milled to form a required particle size. The best thing about this powder is that it disperses quickly and easily in water, making it easy for consumption.

Thus, it can be said that why to resort to harmful medications, when nature has given us a simple and healthy alternative.

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