Locust bean gum is a thickener and gelling agent derived from Ceratonia siliqua trees. Locust bean gum is produced from the seeds of carob pods whereas carob powder is produced from the pod itself.
Locust bean gum is considered safe and is not associated with any adverse effects. It has been shown to lower cholesterol, when consumed in large amounts, in individuals with high cholesterol.
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Carob gum, carob bean gum, carobin, E410