*An eight week treatment with psyllium lowered serum total cholesterol levels by 14.8% and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol by 20.2%.
*Promotes detoxification by lowering cholesterol levels, plasma lipid levels, and glucose levels.
*Increases stool water content making it easier to pass.
*Anderson, J., Allgood, L., Lawrence, A., Altringer, L., Jerdeck, G., Hegenhold, D., et al. Cholesterol-lowering effects of psyllium intake adjunctive to diet therapy in men and women with hypercholesterolemia: meta-analysis of 8 controlled trials 1, 2. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 71, 472-479.
*Anderson, J., Allgood, L., Turner, J., Oeltgen, P., & Daggy, B. Effects of psyllium on glucose and serum lipid responses in men with type 2 diabetes and hypercholesterolemia1-3. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 70, 466-473.
*Rodriguez-Moran, M., Guerrero-Romero, F., & Lazcano-Burciaga, G. Lipid- and Glucose-Lowering Efficacy of Plantago Psyllium in Type II Diabetes. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, 12, 273-278.