Psyllium Husk

Akash Agro processes and produces high quality Psyllium Husk for both commercial and industrial applications. Our Psyllium Husk are processed under tightly monitored QC policy and guidelines and are exported to a varied horizon of customers across the globe.


Psyllium Husk product details:
Common Names of Psyllium : Common names of Psyllium Husk include Isabgula, lspaghua, Spogel, Flea, Plantago Psyllium, Isaphgol, Plantago sp. and Plantaginis Ovatae Testa.


Botanical Names of Psyllium : Plantago Ovata and Plantago Ispaghula are botanical names for Psyllium in Psyllium Husk.


Other Names of Psyllium : Other names of Psyllium include Natural dietary Fiber, Nutrition- Herbs, Cleansing Plaintain, Herbal supplement, Psyllii semen, Blond Psyllium, Fiber - blend, Feed Supplement, Pale Psyllium and Laxative.


Description : Considered to be pure dietary fiber and being the only part of the Psyllium product plant, the husk of Psyllium is the actual coating of mucilage around the seed.


The nutritional value of Psyllium are mainly of glycosides, proteins, polysaccharides, vitamin B1, and choline. Fiber content of over 80% compared to less than 15% for oat bran and 10% for wheat bran.


The husk mostly contains fiber known as hemicellulose - a complex carbohydrate generally found in whole grains and vegetables and fruits.



Specifications :

Description Psyllium Husk 85% Psyllium Husk 95% Psyllium Husk 98% Psyllium Husk 99%
Description Plantago Ovata Frosk  Husk. The Odour is not Marked Plantago Ovata Frosk  Husk. The Odour is not Marked Plantago Ovata Frosk  Husk. The Odour is not Marked Plantago Ovata Frosk  Husk. The Odour is not Marked
Odour Faint Characteristics Odour - Husk-like Faint Characteristics Odour - Husk-like Faint Characteristics Odour - Husk-like Faint Characteristics Odour - Husk-like
Taste Blend Mucilaginous Blend Mucilaginous Blend Mucilaginous Blend Mucilaginous
Moisture 12% Maximum 12% Maximum 12% Maximum 12% Maximum
Sieve Test / Particle size distribution (in A.S.T.M.) As per Customer
requirements 
As per Customer
requirements 
As per Customer
requirements 
As per Customer
requirements 
Protein 3.0 % Max 3.0 % Max 2.0 % Max 2.0 % Max
Swell Volume Not less than
35 ml/gm
Not less than
40 ml/gm
Not less than
45 ml/gm
Not less than
50 ml/gm
Total Ash 4% Maximum 4% Maximum 4% Maximum 4% Maximum
Acid Insoluble Ash 1% Maximum 1% Maximum 1% Maximum 1% Maximum
Heavy Extraneous Matter 1.0% Maximum 1.0% Maximum 0.5% Maximum 0.5% Maximum
Light Extraneous Matter 15% Maximum 5% Maximum 2% Maximum 1% Maximum
Insect Infestation Not more than
100 insect fragments including mites and psocides per 25 grams
Not more than
100 insect fragments including mites and psocides per 25 grams
Not more than
100 insect fragments including mites and psocides per 25 grams
Not more than
100 insect fragments including mites and psocides per 25 grams
E-coli Negative Negative Negative Negative
Salmonella Negative Negative Negative Negative
Yeast & Mould Count < 1000 per gram < 1000 per gram < 1000 per gram < 1000 per gram

 

Product Purity Swell Volume
Psyllium Husk 70% Above 70% Not less than 22 ml/gm
Psyllium Husk 80% Above 80% Not less than 25 ml/gm

 

Psyllium Husk Packing Weights / Volumes :

Jumbo HDPE bags 950kg.
Conventional Gunny bags with inner food-grade poly-liner 25 kg. & 40 kg.
Paper bags with inner food-grade poly-liner 10 kg., 20 kg. & 25 kg.

Note: The limits specified in tables above are as per USP29. Akash Agro also provides materials as per BP and EP.

 

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