Psyllium seeds are an Agri-farm product of the dried ripe seeds of Plantago ovata forks (farm. Plantaginaceae) and it has been cleaned free of all dust, Agri farm fibers, wastes, mud, stones and iron particles. The seed itself is made up of 40% Linoleic Acid (LA), an important fatty acid essential to health.
The husk of Psyllium is the actual coating of mucilage around the seed.Its derived by the girding process.It is considered pure dietary fiber and are the only part of the plant used in manufacturing Psyllium products. Its nutritional value consists mainly of glycosides, proteins, polysaccharides, vitamin B1, and choline. Fiber content of over 80% compared to less than 15% for oat bran and 10% for wheat bran.The husk is composed mostly of a fiber called hemicellulose which is a complex carbohydrate found in whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Hemicellulose is indigestible, however, it is partially broken down in the colon and feeds the friendly intestinal flora.