Psyllium Husk Meal

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Psyllium Husk Meal

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Psyllium Husk Powder is the pulverized form of husk. Its gradient depends on its sieve size. It is cooling, laxative, antidiabetic, antichronic, soothing, etc.

Psyllium Husk consists of the epidermis and the collapsed adjacent layers removed from the dried ripe seeds of plantago Ovata Frosk.

The Psyllium Husk is produced by separating it from the seed by application of mechanical pressure to crack the coat, followed by boiling water and mechanical gravity separation to remove the husk. In the case of powder, the husk is then further processed by milling and sifting to appropriate mesh size.

Psyllium Husk is typically associated with its use as a laxative to relieve constipation and maintaining regularity. However, it has also been used in the treatment of dysentery, hoarseness, as a demulcent, and its mucilage being applied to sore eyes, throats, burns and bruises.

Though less common, Psyllium has seen some uses in other industries such as in food to increase dietary fiber content and in cosmetics for its fast dry time and gelatinous qualities.

Psyllium is used for animal feed. Psyllium seed husk contains 80 percent water-soluble fiber, it has the ability to capture and move sand through a horse’s digestive system. Psyllium is also used as horse feed, even foals feed without any harmful side effects. Psyllium is used as a preventive for sand accumulation in animals mainly in sandy region. To prevent choking when feeding Psyllium, a horse should have unlimited access to water, and horses that bolt their grain should be slowed down with large rocks in their feeders.

Parameters Value
Purity NLT 70%
Light Extraneous Matter NMT 25%
Heavy Extraneous Matter NMT 5%
Swell Volume 20 ml./g. to 40 ml./g
Moisture (loss on drying) NMT 12.0 %
Ash NMT 8.0 %