The Austrian Nutrition Society said that psyllium seed hulls have many health benefits. As it helps in treating and relieving the troubles of some diseases. Of which:
The association explained that these health effects of psyllium seed husks are due to their ability to stimulate bowel movement thanks to their high dietary fiber content, and they also have the ability to bind excess cholesterol in the intestine, which is then excreted in the stool.
Psyllium seed hulls also ensure that sugar is absorbed from food more slowly, which lowers blood sugar levels.
In addition, psyllium seed hulls are gluten-free and light on the body, and are therefore particularly well tolerated by people who suffer from intestinal diseases or sensitive intestines.
How to eat
Regarding how to take psyllium seed husks, the association explained that two teaspoons of whole psyllium seed husks are added to about 100 ml of water and drunk twice a day, taking into account drinking at least two liters of fluid throughout the day. In general, it is recommended to eat psyllium seed husks at a maximum of 40 grams per day.
If you are taking medications, including birth control pills, take the medication approximately 30 to 60 minutes before taking psyllium seed husks. Because psyllium seed husks prevent the absorption of the drug through the intestine.