Psyllium husk is an herbal medicinal plant cultivated in India mainly in the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. The seed of the Ispaghula plant are the primary part of the plant used in traditional herbal medicine. Ispaghula husk is the coating around the seed of the Ispaghula plant, which is used to relieve constipation. it is completely natural
Ispaghula husk is high in fiber and mucilage; it is an effective bulk-forming laxative. Its properties as a laxative are due to the swelling of the husk when it comes in contact with water. When consumed with sufficient amount of water, husk forms a gelatinous mass that keeps faeces hydrated and soft. It also stimulates a reflex contraction of the walls of the bowel causing waste to be excreted from the body.