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Produced in India
Psyllium is a plant that is increasingly being used for its properties. The term "Psyllium" is used to refer to the plant belonging to the Plantaginaceae family and comes mainly from India. The part of the plant used is the ripe seeds, from which only the outer covering, called the cuticle or, more commonly, the husk, is isolated.

Propeties of Psyllium
Psyllium is rich in Fiber, the mucilages concentrated in the husk in contact with water increase in weight forming a gel that promotes normal stool volume and consistency. In addition, it has a prebiotic effect, so it selectively promotes the growth and activity of one or more bacteria already present in the intestinal tract.

99% Purity Psyllium can be found in various grades of purity, depending on the percentage of impurities present. Usually psyllium husk is marketed with a purity of around 95-98%. NaturaleBio’s psyllium husk is the purest form available at 99% purity. This means that it contains less than 1% impurities, which are, in any case, completely harmless substances normally found in this type of product.

100% Organic and Vegan Certified
100% Pure and Organic. Without the use of pesticides and unnatural chemical fertilizers that are not helpful to the body and health. Produced in India and certified Organic by inspection bodies authorized by the Ministry of Agriculture.

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Psyllium’s Properties

Psyllium is naturally rich in mucilages, soluble fibres concentrated in its seed husks, which, by forming a gel which promotes normal volume and consistency of the stool. It has a prebiotic effect, so it selectively promotes the growth and activity of one or more bacteria already present in the intestinal tract.

Useful information

What is Psillyum?

Psyllium is a plant that is increasingly used for its beneficial properties. The term ‘psyllium’ is used to indicate that the plant belongs to the Plantaginaceae family, and it comes mainly from India. The value of this plant is most certainly to be found mainly in the coating of its seeds. The cuticles that cover the seeds of this plant are rich in soluble fibre having beneficial properties for the digestive system.

The Psyllium Plant

Psyllium is a medicinal plant belonging to the Plantaginaceae family whose scientific name is Plantago ovata. Widespread throughout the Mediterranean basin, Middle East and especially India, it is an annual herbaceous plant that prefers semi-sandy soils. Medium in size, it can reach 50 cm in height and has characteristic small, yellow flowers. Its seeds, which boast soothing and softening mucilages, are used in a range of different treatments. The plant is harvested in March and April, while the season is still dry and the morning dew is just beginning to disappear.

Psyllium’s Benefits

It is a food known and used to help regulate the intestinal tract. It has an emollient and soothing action on the digestive system, promoting a normal volume and consistency of the stool. In addition, it has a prebiotic effect, so it selectively promotes the growth and activity of one or more bacteria already present in the intestinal tract.

Taste & Texture

Psyllium seed husks have a fairly neutral taste and a very light colour. They can be found at various grades of purity, depending on the presence of impurities, which can be seen in their colour. Usually psyllium husks can be found on the market with a purity of approximately 95 to 98%. NaturaleBio’s psyllium husk is the purest form available (99%). This means that it contains less than 1% impurities, which are, in any case, harmless substances normally found in this type of product. Our Psyllium husks are steam treated in order to break down bacteria and ensure longer, safe preservation. The steam treatment is a gentle and safe process, for hygienic reasons only, and fully preserves all of psyllium’s nutritious properties. We, at NaturaleBio, sell and market 99% Purity Psyllium Husk.

How to consume Psyllium Husk

Organic psyllium husk can be consumed in many ways, but should always be accompanied by plenty of water. The husk can be added to water, smoothies, juices and other drink ... or can be used in bread doughs, desserts or as a thickening agent.

Psyllium Recipes

Psyllium hulls may be consumed in any of the following ways:

  • water or tea
  • other beverages
  • milk or yoghurt
  • fruit juices
  • as an ingredient for cooking homemade desserts
  • in bread doughs
  • in milkshakes, smoothes and freshly squeezed juices
  • in biscuits
  • as a thickening agent

What is the difference between Psyllium husks & seeds?

Both seeds and husks, or cuticles, of psyllium seeds can be found commercially. Both are effective, male psyllium seed husks have a greater swelling capacity. In terms of quantities, about three times as many seeds should be consumed as psyllium seed husks alone to achieve the same effect.

100% organic

Our Psyllium Husk is 100% organic and produced in India on organic plantations approved by the Indian Ministry of Agriculture. At NaturaleBio, we take great care in selecting our organic products. Only the very best psyllium comes from organic farming. The psyllium plant’s goodness is concentrated its seed husks, which are rich in soluble fibre with therapeutic properties for the intestinal system. Considered a important food, it is used and appreciated all over the world for its countless beneficial properties.

Recipes with Psyllium Peels

  • Recipes with Psyllium Peels

    Prep time: ~7 min

    This smoothie is great for both breakfast and as a snack before working out! (for about 4 people)

    Ingredients
    - 1 banana (large)
    - 1 cup of strawberries (about 10 frozen or fresh)
    - 1/2 pear
    - 1 tablespoon of NaturalBio psyllium husks
    - 1l milk

    Preparation
    Pour all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Pour into the glass and enjoy!

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  • Moringa and Chocolate Smoothie

    Prep time: ~7 min

    A rich and nutritious smoothie packed with fiber and protein that will give you energy and vitality all day long.

    Ingredients
    - 1/3 teaspoon Moringa NaturalBio powder
    - 1 and 1/2 tablespoons Cacao NaturalBio powder
    - 1 cup almond milk
    - 2 tablespoons oats
    - 2 frozen bananas and 3 dates
    - 1/3 teaspoon psyllium husk

    Preparation
    Whisk all ingredients together until smooth and creamy. Serve with the topping of your choice...

  • Cherry Chia Pudding

    Prep time: ~20 min

    A delicious pudding made with vegetable milk and chia seeds... It can be customized in many variations!

    Ingredients
    - 500 ml vegetable milk
    - 80 g chia seeds
    - 200 g pitted cherries
    - 80 ml apple juice (or water)
    - 2 tbsp. coconut or brown sugar
    - 1 tsp. NaturalBio psyllium husks

    Preparation
    In a blender we put the pitted cherries, the apple juice, sugar (1 tablespoon), and psyllium and blend until smooth and homogeneous. We transfer to a saucepan, bring to a boil and cook over low heat for 5 minutes. We turn off and let it cool completely. We stir in the vegetable milk, chia seeds and remaining sugar and let the mixture rest in the refrigerator overnight. Put a layer of fruit jelly on the base of the shot glass, add the chia pudding until the glass is full and top with a spoonful of jelly, 2 cherries and the granola.

  • Crackers with Psyllium

    Prep time: ~60 min

    Ingredients
    - ¼ cup each Sunflower and pumpkin seeds and 1 cup ground flax seeds
    - ¼ cup sesame seeds
    - 2 tablespoons Psyllium husks
    - ½ teaspoon salt
    - 1 tablespoon whole-wheat mustard
    - ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
    - 250ml water (enough to make the mixture firm but soft)

    Preparation
    Mix all ingredients together and let stand at least 15 min. Pour the mixture evenly onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and cover with another sheet of parchment paper, distributing the mixture and leveling it to a height of 2-3 mm. Remove the sheet of baking paper from the top and cut out small rectangles with a knife (so it will be easier to break them up when baked). Bake at 175° for about 30-40 minutes until evenly cooked. Remove from the oven and let cool before stuffing your crackers!"

  • Herb Bread

    Preparation time: ~60 min

    Ingredients
    - 400g brown rice flour
    - 100g chickpea flour
    - 2 teaspoons psyllium husks
    - ½ cube brewer's yeast
    - 400ml water
    - 1 sprig of rosemary and 4 sage leaves
    salt

    Preparation
    Soak the psyllium in the water and then dissolve the yeast in it. Mix the two flours in a bowl and add the water. Knead the mixture well and let it rise in a warm place, covered with a cotton cloth, for 6-7 hours. Knead again by adding the salt and chopped herbs, arrange the mixture in a pum-cake mold lined with baking paper and let it rise again for 1 to 2 hours, again in a warm place. Bake in a preheated oven at 180-190° for 50 minutes.

  • Dried fruit bread

    Preparation time: ~80 min

    Ingredients
    - 100g almond flour
    - 100g flaxseed and 100g hemp seeds
    - 80g hazelnuts
    - 80g almonds
    - 80g pecans
    - 60g sesame seeds
    - 375g water 3 tablespoons coconut or extra-virgin olive oil
    - 3 tablespoons psyllium seed husks
    - 1 teaspoon salt

    Preparation
    In a bowl, bring together the almond flour, flax seeds, hemp seeds, hazelnuts, almonds, pecans, sesame seeds, psyllium seed husk and salt and mix well. Add the water and oil and mix until everything is well distributed. Transfer to a baking pan previously lined with baking paper and flatten out well, helping yourself with a slightly wet spatula. Let stand for about 1 hour. Preheat the oven to 180°C and bake for 50 minutes. After this time has elapsed, remove the bread from the mold with the help of parchment paper and bake it for another 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and let it cool completely before cutting into slices.

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Roberto Chinni
Excellent

Pienamente soddisfatto

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Carol
The organic husks appear more pure .

The organic peels seem purer. 1 scoop is enough to give the good result I experienced with ordinary peels with 3 scoops. I will stick to the organic product from now on.

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Alina
Excellent

I use it to make bread and it is great

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Ahmed Magdy Shehata
Good quality

Good quality

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Paul Robert Hawthorne
Very good

Works great