GUM ARABIC FRANCE
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Arabian gum (GA) is a soluble fiber obtained from Acacia senegal and Acacia seyal trees grown in sub-Saharan Africa, especially Sudan. It is one of the most important medicinal plant sources used in traditional or alternative medicine. It is a substance that promises as a medicinal plant and has short and long-term health potential that can be developed as future herbal medicines for the treatment of various diseases. Pharmacologically, GA has been confirmed to have various therapeutic effects such as hypoglycemic, antidiabetic, antioxidant, immunomodulator and antiulcer. GA is used by local communities to protect against hepatic, kidney and cardiac complications in diabetic and chronic renal failure patients. Studies on the effects of GA on lipid metabolism in experimental animals have also been documented. Ingestion of GA can reduce plasma cholesterol concentrations in both humans and animals. It is used as a thickener in the food field such as ice cream, pudding, flavoring, salad dressings, confectionery, beverage mixes.