Gum Arabic

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Gum Arabic

A gum made from sap of the acacia tree. In the 19th century, it was a major export in parts of east Africa and Sudan. Gum arabic is used in painting and in textiles, as well as in some foodstuff and as a desert on its own.
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Modified gum acacia was evaluated at both recommended and higher usage levels.
001) reduction in the levels of reduced glutathione (GSH) and increase in lipid peroxidation measured in terms of malondialdehyde (MDA) content when compared with the gum acacia group (Table 2).
Higher foam volumes were obtained in samples treated with pectins, gum acacia and corn starch.
One explanation could be that in order to maintain uniformity in the dosage forms of all the drugs, a suspension of scopolamine in gum acacia was used instead of a solution.
Pine Brothers Softish Throat Drops contain a precise blend of ingredients, combining the soothing natural qualities of glycerin with the healing properties of gum acacia.