Applications of Guar Gum and Psyllium Husk
It is useful to stabilize ice creams especially in short time, high temperature
processes preventing any variation in viscosity. It gives a dry feel and slows melt
down in ice creams, sorbets and popsicles.
Adding it to the dough increases yield, gives better/softer texture, improves handling
and increases shelf life.
Its ability to act as a thickener proves useful as a process aid during pet food
In meat products, it acts as a lubricant and also prevents loss of weight during
storage by binding moisture.
It is used as a wet end additive in the papermaking process. It improves sheet formation
and physical properties.
It aids in the ore concentration process by depressing gangue material during froth
flotation. As a settling agent it improves the settling rate of suspended solids
in slimes. It lumps together small particles in slimes resulting in better filtration.
It thickens creams and lotions.
It is added to explosive mixes as its ability to swell and seal out water helps
retains the properties of the mix even in wet conditions.
Oil well drilling:
It acts as a stabilizer and is used to control water flow and the flow of drilling
Pharmaceutical: It helps lower cholesterol, in fighting diabetes, is used
as a purgative and provides source of fibre supplement.
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