The Dirty Truth About Psyllium Husk
Psyllium is sourced from the seed husk of the herb plantago ovata and is a natural, bulk-forming fiber. It's used in many common fiber products, perhaps most notably as the fiber in Metamucil, a staple in many American homes. However, there's a little known truth about psyllium that needs to be addressed. Non-organic psyllium may be subject to even more pesticide, herbicide, and other chemicals than many food products.