Mucilage vs Psyllium - What's the difference?

mucilage | psyllium |


As nouns the difference between mucilage and psyllium

is that mucilage is a thick gluey substance (gum) produced by many plants and some microorganisms while psyllium is any of several plants of the genus plantago , whose seeds are used commercially for the production of mucilage.

mucilage

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A thick gluey substance (gum) produced by many plants and some microorganisms.
  • psyllium

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • Any of several plants of the genus Plantago , whose seeds are used commercially for the production of mucilage.