Gum arabic is a water soluble powder like substance in off white colour. It is used as a thickener and emulsifier (414) in dairy products, canned foods, soft drinks and syrups (gomme syrup), essential oils, hard gummy candies, confectionery and other foods. It is even used in medicines and cough syrups.
If taken in excess, it can cause nausea, abdominal bloating and excessive gas.(2)
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