Psyllium husks are the seed husks of the Plantago ovata plant, a plantain plant. It is mainly grown in India and Pakistan.
- Versatile usage
- Natural swelling agents
- Origin: India
- Raw food quality
- Ideal ingredient for raw food recipes
1 teaspoon per day
Due to their swelling properties
, psyllium husks enjoy great popularity. Responsible for this are the so-called flosin mucus polysaccharides. This involves fibres which are capable of binding to water more than 50 times.
Due to these properties psyllium husks are used as intestinal regulators and filling Foods
. But raw foodists have also discovered the psyllium husks for themselves. For numerous raw-vegan dishes
are possible with them, and consequently offer a very good alternative to the original recipes which use animal meat.