Psyllium can be used in weight control and for general intestinal health. It contains a spongy fiber that helps to reduce appetite, improves digestion and cleanses the system, making it an excellent choice for healthy dieting.
Psyllium can provide the fiber that is missing on low carbohydrate diets.
Psyllium husk has been used to treat constipation, it increases the bulk in the stool, and this effect helps to cause movement of the intestines. It also works to increase the amount of water in the stool, making the stool softer and easier to pass.
When combined with diet low in saturated fat which includes 7 grams of soluble fiber from psyllium husk, may lower cholesterol levels.
Psyllium husks helps to eliminate the fecal matter from the body on consumption, which when combined with a healthy diet and exercise, helps makes the body feel lighter.