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Psyllium

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Updated June 09, 2012

Definition:

A good source of soluble fiber, psyllium is derived from the seed husks of a plant called Plantago ovata. Psyllium is commonly used as a bulk laxative.

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Also Known As: Isphagula, isphagula husk

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