Guar Gum

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What other names is Guar Gum known by?

Cyamopsis psoraloides, Cyamopsis tetragonoloba, Cyamopsis tetragonolobus, Dietary Fiber, Dolichos psoraloides, Farine de Guar, Fibre Alimentaire, Goma Guar, Gomme de Guar, Gomme de Jaguar, Guar Flour, Indian Guar Plant, Jaguar Gum, Psoralea tetragonoloba.

What is Guar Gum?

Guar gum is a fiber from the seed of a plant.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Diarrhea.
  • Constipation.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
  • High cholesterol.
  • Diabetes.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Weight loss.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis).

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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