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Psyllium Husk & Powder

Psyllium Husk & Powder
Psyllium Husk & Powder
Product Code : PSYLLIUM-2
Product Description

Psyllium Husk and Powder

Psyllium is obtained from plantage ovate or Psyllium plant. Psyllium plant grows in the region which has good exposure to sunlight, and the soils are well drained and sandy. This is an annual crop cultivated largely in Gujarat and in some parts of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

The Botanical name of Psyllium husk is Plantago Ovata, and it is better known as Isabgol in India.

Psyllium is a mucilage having a combination of xylose, aucubin, galacturonic, arabinose, semi drying fatty oils.

Psyllium husk derived from bent layers are extracted from dried ripe seeds of plantago ovata frosk.

The Psyllium husks are thoroughly cleaned and sorted from anti farm fibers, mud, iron particles, dust, particles, stones and other waste products. They are then graded, taking their scientific values into account. Psyllium husks and powders are sorted with the help of these grades.

Psyllium consists of 80% water soluble fiber. Psyllium mucilage has a viscosity which is undeterred with 68 degrees F to 122 degrees F, by pH ranging from 2 to 10 and by sodium chloride up to 0.15 m.
 

The properties of Psyllium Husk

  • Lowers cholesterol level in blood
  • Natural laxative
  • Curing agent for peptic ulcers
  • Constipation
  • Piles
  • Acidity and ulcers
  • For slimming purposes
  • For diarrhea, dysentery and other bowel disorders.

The white kernel obtained of tamarind seeds are utilized for producing tamarind kernel powder.

Tamarind kernel is rich in protein, carbohydrates, fibers and oils. 

The nutritional value of Psyllium Husk consist of

  • Proteins
  • Vitamin B1
  • Choline
  • Glycosides
  • Polysaccharides.

Psylliums are used as horse feeds as they prevent the accumulation of sand or stones in animals without any side effects.

Psylliums are also used in pharmaceutical industries while manufacturing tablets as it acts as a thickening agent. They are also used in food processing industries like in ice creams, rice, jams, cakes, biscuits, breads and instant noodles.

Technical Specification

Description
Psyllium
Husk 85%
Psyllium
Husk 95%
Psyllium
Husk 98%
Psyllium
Husk 99%

Taste

Blend Mucilaginous

Blend Mucilaginous

Blend Mucilaginous

Blend Mucilaginous

Moisture

10% Maximum

10% Maximum

10% Maximum

10% Maximum

Swell Volume

Not less than 40 ml/gm

Not less than 50 ml/gm

Not less than 55 ml/gm

Not less than 65 ml/gm

Psyllium Mucilloid Content

85% Minimum

95% Minimum

98% Minimum

99% Minimum

Total Ash

4% Maximum

4% Maximum

4% Maximum

4% Maximum

Acid Insoluble Ash

1% Maximum

1% Maximum

1% Maximum

1% Maximum

Heavy Extraneous Matter

0.5% Maximum

0.5% 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

Mesh Size Limits

As per the buyer's requirements

As per the buyer's requirements

As per the buyer's requirements

As per the buyer's requirements

Sieve Analysis

As per the buyer's requirements

As per the buyer's requirements

As per the buyer's requirements

As per the buyer's requirements

Contact Us

88/2, Phase-1, GIDC, Vatva, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 382445, India
Phone :+917259663562