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Psyllium Husk Powder

Cleaned, dried, outer coating of a plant called plantago ovata. Contains more than 80 percent total dietary fiber (65-70% soluble), 5 times more soluble fiber than wheat or oat bran. Powder form makes it more easier to mix up with water or juice.

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Description

Psyllium Husk Powder is a natural source of dietary fiber, mainly soluble fiber, is a great supplement to reduce calorie value by replacing starch. Psyllium husk powder contain more than 80 percent total dietary fiber (65-70 percent soluble, 10-15 percent insoluble), 5 times more soluble fiber than wheat or oat bran.

Ingredient

Psyllium husk Ispaghula ( Plantago Ovata Forssk)

May contain : Sesame, mustard and soy.

Nutrition Facts
per 1 tbsp (6g)
Amount %Daily Value
Calories
20
Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 10mg
0%
Potassium 50mg
1%
Carbohydrate 5g
2%
Fiber 5g

Sugars 0g
20%


Protein 0.2g

Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron
0%
0%
0%
0%


Warnings:

  • Consult a health care practitioner/health care provider /health care professional/doctor/physician if symptoms worsen or if laxative effect dose not occur within seven days (Pray 2006; Repchinsky 2002).
  • Consult a health care practitioner/health care provider/health professional/doctor/physician immediately if you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this products(EMEA2013a; EMEA 2013b; EMEA 2013c; ESCOP 2003a; ESCOP 2003b; ESCOP 2003c).
  • Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have symptoms such as abdominal pain,nausea,vomiting or fever (as these could be signs of other serious conditions) (EMEA 2013a; EMEA 2013b; EMEA 2013c; ESCOP 2003a; ESCOP 2003b; ESCOP 2003c; Blumenthal et al. 2000a; blumenthal et al. 2000b; Blumenthal et al.2000c; Bradley 1992; FDA 1985).


Contraindication(s)

  • Do not use this products if you have difficuly swallowing (EMEA 2013a; EMEA 2013b; EMEA 2013c).
  • Do not use this products if you have diabetes mellitus in which blood sugar is difficult to regulate (EMEA 2013a; EMEA 2013b; EMEA 2013c; Blumenthal et al.2000a; Blumenthal et al. 2000b; Blumenthal et al. 2000c; Bradly 1992).
  • Do not use this products if you are experiencing a sudden change in bowel habits that has persisted for more than 2 weeks, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, or failure to defaecate following the use of another laxative product (EMEA 2013a; EMEA 2013b; EMEA 2013c; ESCOP 2003a; ESCOP 2003b; ESCOP 2003c).


Known adverse reaction(s)

  • Stop use if hypersensitivity/ allergy occurs (EMEA 2013a; EMEA 013b; EMEA 2013c; ESCOP 2003a; ESCOP 2003b; ESCOP 2003c; Blumenthal et al. 2000a; Blumenthal et al. 2000b; Blumenthal et al. 2000c; Bradly 1992).
  • May cause temporary gas and/or bloating(EMEA 2013a; EMEA 2013b; EMEA 2013c; ESCOP 2003a; ESCOP 2003b; ESCOp 2003c; Bradly 1992).
    • Weight
      0.4000 kg
    • SKU
      SP0008
  • Manufacturer
    Source Of Life Products
  • Non GMO
    Yes
  • Gluten Free
    Yes
  • Size
    400g, 5 lbs, 10 lbs, 20 lbs, 55 lbs

Psyllium is used in a variety of applications including colon cleansing.

  • (Used in Herbal Medicine as a) bulk-forming laxative (ESCOP 2003a; ESCOP 2003b; ESCOP 2003c; Williason 2003; FDA 1985).
  • (Used in herbal Medicine to) promote (s) bowel movement ( by increasing bulk volume and water content) (Sweetman 2007; WHO 2007; ESCOP 2003a; ESCOP 2003c; Bradly 1992; FDA 1985).
  • (Used Herbal Medicine to) provide (s) gentle relief of constipation and/or irregularity (EMEA 2013a; EMEA2013c; Pray 2006; ESCOP 2003a; ESCOP 2003b; ESCOP 2003c; Blumenthal et al. 2000; Gennaro 2000; Bradley 1992; FDA 1985).