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Jen asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 3 weeks ago

Is psyllium husk as a substitute for cornstarch the same as the container used as a laxative?

2 Answers

  • 3 weeks ago

    Well surprised me it is a substitute. 

    1/2 Tablespoon will replace 1 Tablespoon of cornstarch. 

    Just make sure you get the plain not flavored 

  • Anonymous
    3 weeks ago

    Psyllium is soluble fiber.  It is NOT a laxative.   It actually bulks up feces and can therefore be good for diarrhea as well as constipation.

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