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Psyllium (Plantago ovata) seed whole -Bulk
Psyllium (Plantago asiatica) seed whole - Bulk.
All of our bulk herbs are organic when available, otherwise herbs are wildcrafted and responsibly sourced.
Available in either a 2 oz bag or a pound size. Save 20% when you purchase a pound.
Mix with 8 ounces of water or juice. Allow to soak for 1/2 hour. Follow by drinking an additional 8 oz of water or more. Dose: 1 tablespoon, 1-2 times a day after meals.
Psyllium is valued for its mucilaginous and high fiber properties. It absorbs up to ten times its weight in water.
The genus name Plantago derives from the Latin "planta", meaning "sole of the foot," in reference to the broad leaves. The common name Psyllium derives from the Greek word for flea, "psylla", in reference to the appearance of the tiny seeds.
Psyllium is an annual herb native to western Asia, northern Africa, and Europe. It grows from 12 to 18 inches tall. The opposite leaves are linear or lanceolate - linear. The numerous flowers are small and white. The seeds are enclosed in capsules. The plant prefers cool, dry conditions with plenty of sunlight and well-drained, sandy loam.
The seeds and young leaves are edible. The seeds are usually soaked or ground before consumption.
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