The Plantago ovate commonly named as Isabgol/Psyllium in India. The Isap and Ghol mean ear of the horse, which show the shape of the seeds. As this tiny pale brown colour seed are very popular across all countries today & which has almost 200 species. The origination from the Mediterranean region and West Asia extending up to Sutlej. Also distributed from the Canary Islands across Southern Spain, North Africa, the Middle East and North-Western Asia. India has tradition old use of Psyllium Seeds in its Ayurveda for medicine. Psyllium Seeds are mostly cultivated in the North Gujarat, Western Rajasthan. India is the largest grower & exporter of Psyllium Seeds on the planet. Due to various health benefits of psyllium seeds and husk, it’s popularity has kept growing over the years. The world market for Psyllium Production and export of Psyllium Seeds, Psyllium Husk and Psyllium Powder is dominated by India exporters.
Cultivation & Climatic Condition:
Psyllium Plant takes nearly 119 to 130 days and requires a cool and dry climate for a yield. Psyllium is a Rabi crop and grows from Feb to March. The plant grows in light-sandy, medium-loamy and heavy-clay soils with a low nutrient requirement. For better yield soil must have a pH level of 7.3 to 8.4. The Psyllium plant flower spikes turn reddish brown when ripening, the lower leaves get dry and the upper leaves turn yellow. The crop is only harvested in the morning time after the dew is gone to minimize shattering and field losses. The seeds are separated from the raw harvested spikes by threshing, winnowing and sieving.
Psyllium has different names across the globe:
- English: Ispaghula, Psyllium, Blond Psyllium, Spogel Seeds, Ripple Grass
- Sanskrit: Ashwagol, Ishadgola, Ashwakarnabeeja, Sheetabeeja, Ishrawarabola,
- Hindi: Isabgol, Isabgul, Issufgul, Ispaghul, Isubgol
- Chinese: Ch’-Ch’ientzu
- German: Indische Psylli-samen
- Netherlands: Bladvlo
- Urdu: Ispaghul
- Arab: Bazre-quatuna, Bazre-katina
- Persian: Ispaghol, Isparzah, Thikam-daridah, Zhikam-daridah, Isabghul
- Sinhalese: Isphgol Vithai
- Japanese: Obeko
Indian Psyllium Seeds Exporters:
India dominates the complete world market in the production of Psyllium Seeds, Psyllium Husk and Psyllium Powder. India offers nearly 80% of Psyllium in the global market. The factories of Psyllium Seeds exporters are located in Unjha, Gujarat in India. The main exporting market for Psyllium Seeds, Husk and Powder are the USA, Germany, Italy, UK, France, Australia and Gulf countries. The major Psyllium Seeds, Husk and Powder are exported to the USA i.e. 60% of the world demand and followed by EU market 25% and domestic market 15%. Gujarat and Rajasthan are major states for exporting Psyllium Seeds from India. were Gujarat contributes more than 35% of world production of Psyllium Husk and Powder.
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