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Psyllium Husk

Psyllium husks, the powdered seeds of the plantain species plantago psyllium and plantago ovata are a gentle natural bulk-forming laxative, used since ancient times by Asian, European and North African peoples.

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Psyllium Husk Info

The tiny seeds of Psyllium Hulls contain high mucilage causing them to swell up when combined with water. It is this bulking property that promotes intestinal cleansing and good bowel function.

Psyllium Husk Benefits

By adding bulk to the stool, psyllium husk restores the smooth transition of waste through the intestinal tract, absorbing putrefaction and other toxins, soothing inflammation, and helping restore balanced gut flora. Constipation, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome, mucous colitis, diverticulitis, diverticulosis and haemorrhoids can all be relieved. Psyllium has a role in supporting cardiovascular health and weight management through supporting cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

Psyllium Husk Side Effects

Take psyllium supplements with lots of water – at least a glass per dose on top of normal fluid intake. Without the water the psyllium may swell in the gastrointestinal tract and in extreme cases can cause choking. Contraindicated if you have difficulty swallowing, and in cases of oesophageal stricture or any other narrowing through the digestive tract. Prescription drugs may be less effective if taken with psyllium, so take them at different times of the day.

Product Reviews

  • recommended

    star- web-tec.info

    It worked very well on me. It keeps me a regular bowel motion.



  • great product

    star- web-tec.info

    Morlife Psyllium Husk-pure dietary fibre . My husband likes it and has no trouble drinking it with juice. He had problems with the sweeteners in other brands.Please keep it in stock .
    Your service is wonderful, thank you.



  • Clumpy

    star- web-tec.info

    I've tried a few psyllium husk powders now - I would not recommend this one for those who prefer to drink their fibre supplement. It mixes very poorly in liquid, forming large clumps of powder, not what you want in a mixture that thickens quickly! Yes it does the job, but I'm always concerned I'll choke on the clumps when I take it. I'll be buying a different brand next time.



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