Top 5 Psyllium Husk Facts

Not so commonly called Hydrophilic Mucilloid, psyllium husk has a wide range of beneficial effects on our body and ailments we may be suffering, we will give you the top 5 here.

  1. Psyllium husk is a bulk forming laxative high in fibre and mucilage which bulks up in water allowing for improved bowel cleansing and function.
  2. Unlike many other bowel cleansing products Psyllium husk can be used regularly, this is much kinder to the body and eliminates the harsh effects of the “one off” treatments.
  3. It’s helpful in the following cases: Chronic constipation, diarrhoea, haemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome, bladder problems, high blood pressure just to name a few.
  4. Reduced absorption of cholesterol into the intestine is also achieved through the use of psyllium husk, this assists in a significant reduction in blood cholesterol helping conditions like hypertension, heart disease etc.
  5. Weight loss can be enhanced through the use of psyllium husk, combined with a good diet and exercise the results should be improved.

As you can see the benefits of this natural product are incredible especially considering how simple the process is, just like a clean sweep of the inner working of your digestive system. It just goes to show how important our intestinal system is to our overall health and well-being.

Until next time……