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Categories Supplements Fiber Guar Gum
Frontier Natural Products, Powdered Guar Gum, 16 oz (453 g)
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- Cyamopsis Tetragonolobus
Guar gum is the ground endosperm of the guar bean, an annual legume native to India and Pakistan. It's primary use is as an emulsifier and thickening agent; it has 8 times the thickening power of cornstarch.
Guar gum is used as a thickener, emulsifier and firming agent in baked goods, jams and jellies, soups, salad dressings, sauces, syrups, juices and dairy products. Use at a rate of up to 1 percent by weight, which is equal to one- half teaspoon per a cup of liquid.
This herb should be ingested only with adequate liquid. Not for use by persons with bowel obstruction.