Herbal Information for Organic Psyllium Husks in Powder Form
Common Name: Psyllium
Botanical Name: Plantago ovata
Other Names: Psyllium Husk, Ispaghula, Spogel Seeds, Plantago
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 pound
Form: Fine Powder, Organic
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Pregnant women should seek the advice of a healthcare professional. Some people may be hypersensitive to psyllium and should not use it. Inadequate fluid intake can cause psyllium to block the throat. It is essential to drink at least eight glasses of water daily with it.
Additional Information About Psyllium Husks
- Glucose Balance Support
- For Occasional Constipation
- For Circulation & Cholesterol
Psyllium Husk is high in fiber. Fiber is made up of undigestible carbohydrates mainly from botanical natural sources. The fiber maneuvers through the intestines without being broken down or absorbed, allowing it to carry metabolic wastes excreted in the bile out of the body. The fiber expands in the fluid in your stomach to form a gel, slowing digestion and helping move food through your digestive tract. These properties can generally increase the health of your gastrointestinal system.
Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:
- How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes.
- How to make a citrus facial splash
- Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
- Citrus potpourri basket.
About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years, in all cultures. In this day and age Western Bulk Herbs and Spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare, and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, support, and balance.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 209509-51UPC: 767963099914Manufacturer Part Number 209509-51Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 5.00 (in)Height: 7.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)