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Xanthan Gum 8 Oz
Xanthan Gum is an excellent all purpose stabilizer, emulsifier, and thickener used in a wide range of applications.
Since the gluten found in wheat must be omitted, xanthan gum is often used to give the dough or batter a "stickiness" that would otherwise be achieved with the gluten.
Xanthan gum helps thicken commercial egg substitutes made from egg whites, by replacing fat and emulsifiers found in yolks.
In cosmetics, xanthan gum is used to prepare water gels, usually in conjunction with clays like bentonite clays. It is also used in oil-in-water emulsions to help stabilise the oil droplets against coalescence. It has some skin hydrating properties.
Xanthan gum also serves as a binder.
In the oil industry, xanthan gum is used in large quantities, typcially to thicken drilling mud.
Unlike many other gums, Xanthan is very stable under a wide range of temperatures and pH.
Xanthan gum is a common ingredient in fake blood recipes, and in gunge/slime.
This is for the 8 Oz size, if you choose to buy two (1 Lb) the price break will show up automatically in the cart.
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