Gum Arabic, Powder (Acacia senegal)
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Botanical Name: Acacia senegal
Common Names: Arabic Gum, Acacia Powder
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Acacia Senegal is found across sub-Saharan Africa and is known for its gum resin. Acacia gum, or gum Arabic, is harvested, dried, then milled into a fine powder. Acacia powder is a popular addition to a multitude of products as it acts to bind formulas and stabilize emulsions. Acacia gum is used in a variety of products ranging from ink to ice cream. In herbal medicine, the gum is used to bind pills and lozenges and to stabilize emulsions. It is also used to produce a medium for applying essential oils, balsams, resins, camphor, and musk.
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