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Natural gums are derived from hardened tree sap, harvested in Eastern Africa, with extensive applications in certain industries. Nagaad’s gums are 100% wildly organic and harvested. The product is certified organic by ECOCERT, the USDA National Organic Program (NOP), and Organic Consumers Alliance of Kenya. The product is Halal Certified as well.

The high soluble fiber content of natural gums assists with lowering cholesterol levels, keeping blood sugar in check and relieving the symptoms and effects of digestive issues, helping maintain good gut health. Natural gums also have prebiotic properties to simulate beneficial bacteria growth.

Gum arabic is a dried sap obtained from the stems and branches of two acacia species: Acacia senegal and Acacia seyal. The gum obtained from the Acacia senegal, also known as hard gum, is lighter in colour. Gum from the Acacia seyal is also known as friable gum.

  • Acacia senegal is a tree that grows wild and naturally in arid regions of Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania. It produces a sap which hardens into a natural organic gum. The tree can produce the gum from three years up to twenty five years of age and the Gum Arabic produced by Acacia senegal is often referred to as Gum Hashab. The gum is 100% Wildly Organic and Wildly Harvested. This product is Certified Organic by ECOCERT, the USDA National Organic Program (NOP), and the Organic Consumers Alliance of Kenya. This product is Halal Certified.
  • Acacia seyal is a tree that grows wild and naturally in arid regions of Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Tanzania. It produces a sap which hardens into a darker natural organic gum. The Gum Arabic produced by Acacia seyal is often referred to as Gum Talha. The gum is 100% Wildly Organic and Wildly Harvested. This product is Certified Organic by ECOCERT, the USDA National Organic Program (NOP), and the Organic Consumers Alliance of Kenya. This product is Halal Certified.