Psyllium is fibers taken from the plant known as Plantago ovata (Plantago psyllium is used synonymously, and is where the fiber name is derived from)
Psyllium is characterized by being water soluble (hydrophilic) and gel forming (viscous), while possessing low fermentability.
Psyllium binds to fat and bile acids, helping the body to excrete them.
Psyllium can also aid appetite control by slowing down stomach emptying and reducing appetite.
The gel forming fibers in psyllium can slow down the digestion of food, which helps regulate blood sugar levels and also lowers risk of diabetes.
Psyllium is a bulk forming laxative.It works by increasing stool size and helping relieve constipation
Psyllium acts as a water absorbing agent. It can increase stool thickness and slow down its passage through the colon.
Psyllium contains prebiotics are nondigestible compounds that nourish intestinal bacteria and help them grow.
Regulates Blood Sugar
Lowers Risk of diabetes
Lowers Risk of Heart Disease
60 caps/ supply depends on dosage
5g (5 caps) psyllium taken once with meals and at least 6 floz
(up to 30 caps daily)
Be sure to drink at least 6 floz / 5 grams fiber of any fluid
Do not exceed recommended dose. Pregnant and nursing mothers, children under the age of 18, and individuals with a known medical condition should consult a physician before using this or any dietary supplement.