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 gum powders are essential raw acacia gums that are processed in a spray dry form for ease of several of the applications described above.