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a·ca·ci·a

(ă-kā'shē-ă),
The dried gummy exudation from Acacia senegal and other species of Acacia (family Leguminosae), prepared as a mucilage and syrup; used as an emollient, demulcent excipient, and suspending agent in pharmaceuticals and foods; formerly used as a transfusion fluid.
Synonym(s): gum arabic
[G. akakia]

A·ca·ci·a

(ă-kā'shē-ă)
1. A tree or shrub with distribution in arid geographic regions.
2. Gum arabic, the dried gummy exudation from Acacia senegal and other species of Acacia (family Leguminosae), prepared as a mucilage and syrup; used as an emollient, demulcent, excipient, and suspending agent in pharmaceuticals and foods; formerly used as a transfusion fluid.
Synonym(s): gum arabic.
[G. akakia]
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Acacia gum supplementation of a low-protein diet in children with end- stage renal disease.
Three types of minas frescal cheese were manufactured: one control without addition of gum acacia and inulin; and the remaining cheeses QI25 and QI50 made from the equivalent mixture between non-homogenized whole milk and homogenized skimmed milk, with the addition of 0.02% acacia gum and 0.49 and 0.98% inulin in QI25 and QI50, respectively.
Acacia gum (Product code Sigma G9752, 1419328 12209109) and adenine were obtained from Sigma (St.
All LITHOGUM[TM] products are 100% acacia gum and have been purified through an innovative and proprietary process breakthrough in order to provide an extremely high level of functionality and effectiveness.
* When a drought in Africa made it hard for manufacturers to get the acacia gum used to hold tablets together, they switched to a more acidic gelatin, which, when mixed with calcium carbonate, made something resembling cement.
The raw material that is largely used in this known as acacia gum is banned across the globe.
Fibregum[TM]: All-natural, organic and Non-GMO Project verified, Fibregum[TM] is a high source of soluble dietary fiber obtained from carefully selected acacia gum. Several studies conducted on Fibregum[TM] highlighted its digestive and gut health properties such as a prebiotic effect at the dose of 5-10g/day.
Formulated with the clean holding properties of acacia gum, the products work without silicones, parabens or dyes.
Following overviews of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act, some 400 monographs from 'acacia gum' to 'zinc' consist of scientific and common names, a clinical overview, botany, history, uses/pharmacology, dosing, interactions, adverse reactions, toxicology, and references.
EQUACIA combines the health aspects of acacia gum (strong prebiotic effects from 6 g/day and the potential ability to reduce blood glycemia) with the well-known positive effects of insoluble fibres on transit regulation.
Lash Extreme is formulated with Acacia gum and D-panthenol, which helps maintain moisture levels and generate sheen and luster.