Latin Name : Plantago Indica
Psyllium is a form of fibre made from the husks of the Plantago ovata plant’s seeds. It sometimes goes by the name ispaghula.
It’s most commonly known as a laxative. However, research shows that taking psyllium is beneficial to many parts of the human body, including the heart and the pancreas.
Digestive Difficulties : Psyllium husks is a perfect aid if you suffer from indigestion on a regular basis and are experiencing on and off episodes of constipation and diarrhoea. Psyllium husks helps in regularizing the bowel movement and increasing the peristalsis of waste (movement of food towards intestine).
Weight Loss : Psyllium husk helps in reaching satiety. It makes you feel full. And also helps in cleaning the gut. While on weight loss, the body seems to be producing a lot of waste products due to the fat burning process.