Apollo Agro Industries Limited

Apollo Agro Industries LimitedProcessors & Exporters of Psyllium Seed, Husks and Powde

Psyllium Husk Powder

Common Names of Psyllium:

Psyllium husk, Sat-Isabgol, Indian Plantago, Plantago Ishagula, Isabgol, Flea, Ispaghua, Spogel, Plantago Psyllium, Isaphgol, Plantago sp., Isabgula, Plataginis Ovata Testa.

Botanical Names of Psyllium:

Plantago Ovata, Plantago Ispaghula

Psyllium Other Name:

Psyllii Semen, Blond Psyllium, Sand Plantain, Plantago Arenaria, Flohsamen


Psyllium husk powder is the pulverized form of husk.


Main use in pharmaceutical formulations, breakfast cereal, as a basic stabilizer in ice-cream and frozen deserts, as sizing agent in chocolates, in bakery product like rice cake, jams etc.

Industrial applications of psyllium husk powder include its use as a sizing material in textile and in the formulation of tablets. Psyllium also used in pharmaceutical industries as fixative.

Purity Psyllium Husk 85% Psyllium Husk 95% Psyllium Husk 98% Psyllium Husk 99%
Mucilloid Content NLT 85% NLT 95% NLT 98% NLT 99%
Light Extraneous Matter NMT 14% NMT 4% NMT 1% NMT 0.5%
Heavy Extraneous Matter NMT 1% NMT 1% NMT 1% NMT 0.5%
Swell Volume MIN 40ml/gm MIN 45ml/gm MIN 55ml/gm MIN 55ml/gm
Insect Infestation Not more than 100 insect framgment including mites and psocides per 25 grams
Moisture Content Not more than 12 %
Total Ash Not more than 4 %
Acid Insoluble Ash Not more than 1%
Microbial Limits Absence of salnonella sp. And excherichia coli
Mesh Size Limits As per buyers requirements
Sieve Analysis As per buyers requirements


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