E-number: 416

Name: Karaya Gum
Alternative Names :Sterculia gum; Indian tragacanth.

Function: Thickener, Stabiliser
Status: Halaal
Source: from trunk & stems of Sterculia tree.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Yellow
Asthma, hives, hay fever, dermatitis, reduces nutrient intake, gastric irritation

Uses: Ice cream, baked goods, sweets, gumdrops, frozen dairy desserts
Other Uses: Hair-spray, setting lotion, hand lotion, toothpaste, shaving cream