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the function of Psyllium Husk Powder
Risun Bio-Tech Inc  Mar 23, 2017

The function of Psyllium Husk Powder


What is Psyllium Husk Powder?

Psyllium Husk Powder in Latin name: Plantago Ovata. It is the husk of the seed. It widely using in health food, drugs, drinks and feeds etc, because of it contains dietary fiber in water soluble. The dietary fiber which contains more than 80%, the ratio of water soluble and non-soluble is 7:3.

Except the dietary fiber, there are some other nutrition ingredient: Glucose, Protein, Polysaccharide, Vitamin B1 and Choline and so on.


The function of Psyllium Husk Powder


  1. 1.Relaxing Bowels

  2. The active ingredient of psyllium husk is named Arabynoxylan. Arabynoxylan is a special polysaccharide molecules, it can faster absorb water to become a transparent form paste material. It can improve the lubrication conditions between colon wall and feces, promote bowel movement speed when it form paste briquette in the small intestine. Therefore, psyllium used to relaxing bowels since ancients time.


  4. 2. Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

  5. Water soluble fiber with the effect of lowering blood cholesterol. Probiotic bacteria in the Colon, round buds semen plantaginis fiber by the fermentation of sweets in decomposed into Short Chain Fatty Acids, to prevent the synthesis of cholesterol.


  7. 3. Bowels function

  8. Psyllium fiber can be used to prevent constipation or diarrhea. It can absorve moisture, increase the volume to the discharge mass, increase the intestinal peristalsis, reduce the waste in the intestinal transit time and become regular.


  10. 4. Prevent colon cancer and othere diseasers of the gastrointestinal cancer risk


  12. 5. Diabetes-Blood Glucose Control


  14. 6. Diverticulosis/Diverticulitis

  15. 7. Weight control

  16. Because of the Psyllium Husk with abundant water soluble fiber, can expand to form several times under the influence of water gel, can increase satiety, does not provide calories, and reduce calorie intake.