Psyllium is a natural fiber added to the wraps for its weight control benefits. Besides making you feel full for hours, this soluble fiber can help lower cholesterol. Psyllium can help relieve both constipation and diarrhea, and is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, and other intestinal problems. Psyllium has also been used to help regulate blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.
Most importantly it is a natural plant that is purely made of soluble fiber which is easy on the system (as opposed to rough fibers found in many vegetables) A widely used colon cleanser, psylluim husks are purported to help rid the colon of excess waste that can build up and cause health complications. It is anti-inflammatory, The natural properties of psyllium fiber act as a soothing layer of mucosa, enhancing and protecting the body’s own natural mucosal layers.
The effects of psyllium seed on liver lipids are more pronounced than those of pectin (fruit fiber). It has the power to normalize liver size and serum triglyceride levels and produced lower serum total cholesterol levels and higher HDL-cholesterol