Psyllium is the seed husks of an Indian plant, which have an extraordinary ability to increase their volume (up to 40x), release their natural gel and purify the digestive tract. People noticed this characteristic in the distant past, when Ayurvedic medicine described the miraculous effects of this herb. In India it’s used for getting rid of impurities from the body. Fiber is the part of plant food that is not absorbed by digestive system, so it passes through the stomach intact. Small and large intestine facilitates the passage of food.
Psyllium should have a permanent place in our diet. One way to increase fiber intake is the consumation of psyllium.
Health Benefits: It facilitates easy emptying, maintains proper cholesterol induces satiety, reduces the risk of diabetes and heart disease, absorbs toxic substances, removes sediments – problematic segments of the bowel becomes smoother, thereby simultaneously detoxifies the body and improves the overall health. It increases energy intake, improves the absorption of various nutrients and helps against flatulence. Fiber with increased intake lowers the risk of colon cancer.
Vitamins and Minerals: Contains prebiotics – substances, which help to nutrine the friendly bacteries in our digesting system.
Nutritional values in 100 grams: Fat: 0,6 g, Protein: 3 g, Fiber 86 g and Carbohydrate 2 g. Energetic value is 182 kJ.
Country of origin: India