Psyllium is a form of fiber made from the husks of the Plantago ovata plant’s seeds. It sometimes goes by the name ispaghula.
It’s most commonly known as a laxative. However, research shows that taking psyllium is beneficial to many parts of the human body, including the heart and the pancreas.
In Baking Psyllium husk powder allows for binding and thickening products. Allow the fibre to swell before adding more to your products. It is naturally wheat and gluten free, and perfect for breads and cakes to create that great light fluffy texture.