Psyllium Seeds

Akash Agro, caters widespread industrial and commercial needs of Psyllium Seeds, Psyllium Husk, Psyllium Husk Powder and Psyllium Industrial Kha-Kha Powder at domestic and international fronts.

Psyllium Seeds product details :


Common Names of Psyllium : Psyllium Seeds is also known by some of its most popular and widely spoken names such as Isaphgol, Isabgula, Ispahua, Spogel, Flea, Plantago Psyllium, Plantago sp., Plantaginis Ovatae Semen and Semen Ispaghulae.


Botanical Names of Psyllium : Botanical names of Psyllium are Plantago Ispaghula and Plantago Ovata.


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


Chemical Constituents : Mucilage mainly composed of elements such as arabinose, xylose, galacturonic acid, semi drying fatty oil and small amount of aucubin. These seeds have property of mucilage formation on extraction of moisture. In nature, Psyllium seeds are cooling, laxative, soothing, antiacidic, anti diuretic and demulcent.


Specifications :

Color Light brown to moderate brown
Odor Faint, characteristic
Taste Bland, mucilaginous
Particle Size Maximum 1.0 % on U.S.S. 10#
Moisture (loss or drying) Maximum 12.0 %
Total Ash Maximum 4.0 %
Acid Insoluble Ash Maximum 1.0% 
Foreign Organic Matter Maximum 0.5 % 


Applications of Psyllium Seeds :

 

Akash Agro’s Psyllium seeds have varieties of applications and usage ranging from industrial to commercial to agricultural. Following are applications of our Psyllium Seeds product.

  • In natural remedies for constipation.
  • To regulate bowel functions.
  • It is also for bulk forming laxative.
  • It has a widespread use in medication for cardiac treatments. It helps in reducing risk of other cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack by decreasing serum cholesterol    through proper excretion of bile acids.
  • Mostly consumed with water or milk after the meals to in order to eliminate accessive fat and calories.
  • It has also industrial use as a stabilizer in ice-cream and for sizing in chocolate.

 

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