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Psyllium Husk Powder: Technical Specification
Psyllium Husk Powder

Psyllium Husk Powder

  • The Psyllium Husk and Powder is a product consisting of the epidermis and adjacent layers of the dried ripe seeds of the plant.
  • Psyllium Powder is a pulvarised form of the Husk. Its gradient depends on its sieve size. Psyllium Husk Powder
  • Psyllium Husk Powder is a natural agent to provide sufficient dietary fibre to the fibre deficient diet.
  • Psyllium powder readily absorbs water and forms a smooth bulky mass that moves through the intestinal tract.
  • Psyllium Husk Powder is used in Ice Cream, Jams, Beverages, Bread, Biscuits, other baked food, instant noodles, waxy rice products, rice cakes and other dishes.
  • It Improves softness and body texture, Provides strength as binder and stabilizer
  • Prevention of crumbling of solid ingredients due to moisture retention
  • Psyllium Husk Powder provides the much need dietary fibre to the fibre deficient food
  • Psyllium Husk Powder is useful for slimmers as part of calorie controlled diet and when taken regularly can help to keep you trim, clean and healthy.
  • Psyllium Husks Powder is the strongest natural dietary fiber for promoting regularity and supporting heart health as well as for promotion of digestive regularity.
  • Psyllium husk and seeds are used to prepare Psyllium Powder which is used as an ingredient in the manufacture of various medicinal applications like effervescent and fibre foods.
  • It is very difficult to achieve consistent quality in the production of Psyllium Husk Powder because of natural variations in raw seeds therefore quality inspection is essential while purchasing raw material.
  • Psyllium powder has traditionally also been a major component of Indian medicinal herbs used in Ayurvedic and Allopathic preparations.
  • Psyllium powder is used for pharmaceutical preparations for lowering of cholesterol.
  • Psyllium is traditionally used to help maintain regularity, support intestinal cleansing and aid the softening of faecal matter.
  • It is important to maintain adequate fluid intake when taking Psyllium Husk Powder to help maintain healthy bowel movements, ease and regularity.
  • Psyllium Husk Powder can be a convenient way to increase the intake of dietary fiber. It has the ability to swell up to 50 times its initial volume when added to liquid. This bulking action can play an important role in maintaining regularity and gastrointestinal health.
Nutrition of Psyllium Husk Powder

Nutritional Value of Psyllium Husk Powder


Psyllium Husk Powder 98% Purity

  • Proteins (Nx 6.25): 7.88%
  • Fat: Nil
  • Carbohydrates: 1.8%
  • Calories: 39 Cal.100/Gms
  • Calcium (As Ca): Nil
  • Sodium: (as Na): 0.11%
  • Iron (As Fe): 6 Mg./100 Gms
  • Dietary Fiber: 80.15%
Psyllium Husk Powder
Psyllium Husk Properties

Psyllium Husk Powder Properties

  • Color: Light Brown to dark brown
  • Solubility: Cold
  • Rate of hydration: Moderate
  • Purity: 70 - 99%
Psylium Husk Powder Technical Specifications

Psyllium Husk Powder: Technical Specification


Psyllium Husk is available in various grades according to the purity and mesh size etc. to match the individual user needs. Psyllium Husks and Psyllium Seeds are graded according to the purity of the material.


99% Pure

98% Pure

95% Pure

85% Pure

Mucilloid Content

99% Min.

98% Min.

95% Min.

85% Min.

Light Extraneous Matter





Heavy Extraneous Matter





Swell Volume





Moisture Content

Not More Than 10.0%

Total Ash Not

More Than 4.0%

Acid Insoluble Ash

Not More Than 0.75%


30 mesh to 100 mesh as per specific requirement

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