Gum Arabica

What is actually Arabic gum?

Arabic gum is a dried edible gum, which is derived from the stems and branches of Acacia plant species such as Acacia Senegal, Acacia laeta and Acacia seyal. These three plant species grow abundantly in Central Sudan, Central Africa and West Africa. Arabic gum rich in soluble fibre. It is also the largest number of gum that is widespread and being used nowadays. The colour may vary from pale to orange brown.

Some health benefits of Gum Arabica:

  • Promotes good digestion
  • Alleviates constipation
  • Strengthen Immune system
  • Control blood sugar levels
  • Lowering cholesterol levels
  • Get rid of sore throat
  • Keep healthy teeth
  • Help in weight loss
  • Fight oxidative stress
  • Improve kidney function
  • Protect liver