Psyllium, popular as Isabgol or Isphagula (Botanical name—Plantago Ovata Forsk), and mainly grown in India was popularised with the advent of Arabians and Persians in India as early as 10th Century A.D. under the popular name of Fleawort or Flea Seed Husk.
Its use as a mild bulk laxative spread to the United States and other European countries during middle of 19th century and increased substantially later on.
Psyllium has maintained an important place in therapeutics despite the development of many newer synthetic compounds. The efficacy of Psyllium is due to the dense mucilage, the action of which is purely mechanical, as the husk swells into a jelly-like mass in emulsifying with liquids.
Recent advanced research carried out in the United States and elsewhere shows that Psyllium Husks used as a dietary supplement has helped lowering the human serum cholesterol level. In India the major cultivation areas are the plains of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. The following grade of Husks are commercially marketed by us in bulk quantities. If you have any specific requirement please Contact us.
|Sr. No.||Products||Powder Form|
|1||Psyllium Seeds 99% Clean Grade||Psyllium Seeds 99% Clean 40 Mesh Grade|
|2||Psyllium Seeds 97% Clean Grade||Psyllium Seeds 97% Clean 40 Mesh Grade|
|3||Psyllium Husks 99% Pure Grade||Psyllium Husks 99% Pure 40/60/100 Mesh Grade|
|4||Psyllium Husks 98% Pure Grade||Psyllium Husks 98% Pure 40/60/100 Mesh Grade|
|5||Psyllium Husks 95% Pure Grade||Psyllium Husks 95% Pure 40/60/100 Mesh Grade|
|6||Psyllium Husks 85% Pure Grade||Psyllium Husks 85% Pure 40/60/100 Mesh Grade|
|7||Psyllium Husks 80% Pure Grade||Psyllium Husks 80% Pure 40/60/100 Mesh Grade|
|8||Psyllium Husks 70% Pure Grade||Psyllium Husks 70% Pure 40/60/100 Mesh Grade|
|9||Khakha Powder||Psyllium Industrial Grade (Khakha) Powder|
|Sr.#||Details||99% Grade Husks / Powder||98% Grade Husks / Powder||95% Grade Husks / Powder||85% Grade Husks / Powder|
|1||Appearance||Light beige seed husk; pale buff, brittle flakes, more or less lanceolate upto 2 mm long and 1 mm long and 1 mm wide at the centre, much broken into smaller fragments; many of the flakes have a small brownish, oval spot, about 0.8 to 1.0 mm long in the centre; the material swells rapidly in water, forming a stiff Mucillage.|
|2||Odour||Faint Characteristics Odour – Husk-like|
|1||Moisture||12.0 % Max||12.0 % Max||12.0 % Max||12.0 % Max|
|2||Sieve Test / Particle size distribution (in A.S.T.M.)||As per Customer requirements|
|3||Protein||3.0 % Max||3.0 % Max||3.0 % Max||3.0 % Max|
|4||Total Ash||4.0 % Max||4.0 % Max||4.0 % Max||4.0 % Max|
|5||Acid Insoluble Ash||1.0 % Max||1.0 % Max||1.0 % Max||1.0 % Max|
|6||Light Extraneous Matter (%L)||1.0 % Max||2.0 % Max||5.0 % Max||15.0 % Max|
|7||Heavy Extraneous Matter (%H)||1.1 % Max||1.1 % Max||1.1 % Max||1.1 % Max|
|8||Purity[100– (%L + %H )]||1.0 % Max||2.0 % Max||5.0 % Max||15.0 % Max|
|9||Swell Volume||40 ML. Min.||40 ML. Min.||40 ML. Min.||40 ML. Min.|
|10||Insect Infestation :||For Husks : < 100 insect fragments including mites and psocids. For Powder : < 400 insect fragments including mites and psocids.|
|3||Yeast & Mould Count||1000 per gram|