Psyllium comes from the Indian plant plantago indica. It is famous for its strong action to protect the gastrointestinal system. According to the legend, it was the food which Sleeping Beauty ate when she woke up after 100 years. It is laxative without affecting intestinal mucus. It is widely used in many cases as constipation, obesity. Psyllium retains water at a rate of 1/6 by its weight. It regulates the amount of sugar in the blood because it slows down the absorption of carbohydrates.