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Psyllium Seed
Psyllium Husk
(Plantago Ovata,Ispaghula)
Psyllium Husk Powder
Psyllium Industrial Powder
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Requirement & Specification

Psyllium Husk Powder

Psyllium husk powder is the pulverized form of husk. Its gradient depends on its sieve size. It is cooling, laxative, anti-diabetic, antichronic, soothing, etc.

Specifications :


85% Pure

95% Pure

98% Pure

99% Pure

Mucilloid content

NLT  85%

NLT  95%

NLT 98%

NLT 99%

Light extraneous matter

15% Maximum

5% Maximum

2% Maximum

1% Maximum

Heavy extraneous matter

1.1% Maximum

1.1% Maximum 1.1% Maximum 1.1% Maximum

Swell volume

Not less than
30 ml/gm

Not less than
40 ml/gm

Not less than
45 ml/gm

Not less than
50 ml/gm


Light Brown to White as per Purity
Insect infestation Not more than 100 insect fragments including mites and psocides per 25 grams
Total ash 4% Maximum 4% Maximum 4% Maximum 4% Maximum
Acid insoluble ash 1% Maximum 1% Maximum 1% Maximum 1% Maximum
Moisture  content 12% Maximum 12% Maximum 12% Maximum 12% Maximum
Microbial limits

Absence of salmonella sp. And escherichia coli

Applications :

  • Mainly use in pharmaceutical formulations, lubricating laxative.

  • Useful in the treatment of intestinal tract problems like constipation and other minor disorders.

  • It is commercially used in Ice-creams as a substitute of sodium alginate as a stabilizer.

  • Also used in fresh fruit drinks, Jam, Bread, Biscuits, Rice cakes, instant noodles, breakfast cereals, etc.

  • Improves Softness and Texture, works as binder and stabilizer in pharmaceutical industry. 

  • To avoid the stickiness in throat and mouth, some companies prepare capsules for regular consumption.


Psyllium Industrial Powder

When psylllium seeds are processed to make psyllium husk, the extraneous material left is termed as Psyllium Kha-Kha Powder i.e. Psyllium Industrial Dust. It is byproduct of psyllium husk.

Psyllium Kha-Kha Powder can be used for the construction of pathway, courts, car parks, cycle paths, schoolyards and all other path surfacing used in garden design and Application.

Specifications :

Purity NLT 70% By Searle Method
Swelling 20 - 30 Ml/Gm
Light Extraneous Matter NMT 25%
Heavy Extraneous Matter NMT 5%
Moisture NMT 12%
Total Ash NMT 8%

Applications :

  • Mainly use to prevent landscaping, soil erosion.

  • Used as animal feed.

  • Used as thickening agent during capsule formulation in pharmaceutical industry.
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