Starwest Botanicals, Guar Gum, 1 lb Powder
UPC Code: 767963013224
Botanical Name: Cyamopsis tetragonolobus
Common Names: Guar, Guar Flour, Jaguar Gum, Guara, Cluster Bean
Guar gum powder is derived from the cyamopsis tetragonolobus plant, and is useful in the kitchen as well as the bathroom. The cyamopsis tetragonolobus plant itself among the wildcrafted herbs native to India and Pakistan, where much of this plant's cultivation takes place. Because such organic herbs are so hardy and drought-resistant, they are cultivated in the drier regions of the Africa, Australia, China and the US
Cyamopsis tetragonolobus is a legume that is nonetheless sometimes classified with herbs. It is however a member of the bean family of pulses. These beans can be eaten like any other bean, and like other bulk herbs, is frequently used as cattle feed and in compost. Most frequently, guar gum powder is used as an emulsifier as well as a thickener like corn starch and some bulk herbs. Guar gum powder can be found in many baked goods and pastry fillings as well as dairy foods and dressings and sauces.
1 lb Powder in sealed bag
Raw herbs do not contain dosage recommendations. We recommend you consult your own herbalist or healthcare provider.
Guar Gum Powder (Cyamopsis tetragonolobus)
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About Starwest Botanicals
Starwest Botanicals started as a small retail herb shop in 1975 in Sacramento, California. The company grew rapidly on the strength of our commitment to provide value through a combination of quality products, excellent customer service, and fair prices. In 1979, Starwest built its first herb mill to have better control over the processing of herbs. In 1980, the company began importing herbs from several different countries and supplying manufacturers and wholesalers, while also supporting the fledgling organic herb industry. Today, Starwest Botanicals is one of the largest suppliers of organic herbs in the United States, with 85,000 sq. ft. of modern warehouse and production space and over one million pounds of herbs and spices in stock.
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