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Organic Psyllium Husk’s Many Health Benefits

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  • Psyllium husk comes from the seeds of the Plantago ovata plant. It’s commonly grown in India, although it can be found in other countries such as Egypt, China and Iran
  • Psyllium husk mainly works as a laxative, and may help ease constipation and diarrhea, as well as reduce the risk for colorectal cancer and gallstones
  • Before taking psyllium husk, ask your doctor about the ideal dosage you’ll need for your current health status, since there are some side effects that have been linked to it

Psyllium husk comes from the Plantago ovata plant, which is home to nearly 15,000 tiny seeds. This plant is commonly found in India, although it is also grown in many other countries around the world. It's been hailed as a fiber source that may aid people dealing with multiple health problems. This page will help you learn about psyllium husk's uses and benefits, and how much of it you should be taking.


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