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Psyllium Husk Powder

Psyllium Husk Powder Supplier


psyllium Husk Powder

Psyllium husk powder is the pulverized Agri-Farm product form the cleaned, dried seed coat husk (epidermis), separated from the dried ripe seeds of Plantago ovata forks (family: Plantaginaceae) (USP Monographs: Plantago Husk, 2007).

Psyllium husk powder is considered pure dietary fiber. And it is used in human and animal foods, as well as human and veterinary medicines, as a fiber supplement. In its country of origin, Indian exporters of psyllium husks powder typically specify at least 7 different purity grades (99%, 98%, 95%, 90%, 85%, 80%, and 70%).

Grade-wise Technical Quality Specification (USP Monographs: Plantago Husk, 2007)

Property Psyllium Husk Powder (99%) Psyllium Husk Powder (98%) Psyllium Husk Powder (95%) Psyllium Husk Powder (90%) Psyllium Husk Powder (85%) Psyllium Husk Powder (80%) Psyllium Husk Powder (70%)
Purity NLT 99% NLT 98% NLT 95% NLT 90% NLT 85% NLT 80% NLT 70%
Swell Volume NLT 60 ml/gm NLT 55 ml/gm NLT 50 ml/gm NLT 60 ml/gm NLT 40 ml/gm NLT 25 ml/gm NLT 22 ml/gm
Color White to light grey, Translucent
Odor Faint, characteristic
Taste Bland, mucilaginous
Particle Size 30-100 mesh (As per requirements)
Moisture (loss or drying) NMT 12.0 %
Total Ash NMT 4.0 %
Acid Insoluble Ash NMT 1.0%
Foreign Organic Matter NMT 0.5 % NMT 0.5 % NMT1.0 % NMT1.0 % NMT1.0 % NMT1.0 % NMT1.0 %
Light Extraneous Matter NMT 1.0 % NMT 2.0 % NMT 5.0 % NMT 10.0 % NMT 15.0 % NMT 20.0 % NMT 30.0 %
Insect Infestation NMT400 insect fragments including mites and psocides per 25 grams
Microbiological Limit Total combined molds and yeasts count: NMT 1,000 cfu/g.
Escherichia coli: absent.
Salmonella species: absent.
NMT-Not More Than, NLT-Not Less Than

NOTE :The above specification complies to USP 29(USP Monographs: Plantago Husk, 2007). As per client demand we can also provide products as per BP, EP and IP specifications.