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Is guaiac gum vegan?

Guaiac gum is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is guaiac gum?

Guaiac gum is a natural plant-based thickening and stabilizing agent that is commonly used in the food industry. It is extracted from the resin of the Guaiacum tree, which is native to South America and the Caribbean. Guaiac gum has a unique ability to form a gel-like texture when mixed with water, making it useful for creating viscous liquids or gels. It is often used in foods such as baked goods, ice cream, and sauces to improve texture and prevent separation. Guaiac gum is also known for its medicinal properties and has been traditionally used to treat a variety of ailments, including arthritis and respiratory infections.

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