NOTE: Large quantities/sizes of any product may have to be special ordered. If that's the case, please allow a minimum of 6 business days for a new supply to arrive at our warehouse. Cancellations are not allowed because an item's not in stock. What do we consider large quantities/sizes of our products? Some examples are products classified as bulk, essential and fragrance oils sold in 5+ lbs. and certain quantities of packaging materials.Guar Gum Powder, sold by weight. Notes: Guar Powder is processed to yield exceptional creamy texture to both milk and water based systems (guaranteed bland). The result is creamier soups, richer tasting ice creams and smoother sauces and gravies. GuarNT 3500 F Powder is the product of choice where Guar Gum is being considered for use. Guar is an all-natural ingredient, unlike other common thickeners such as modified food starch and cellulose gum (CMC), and has been shown to provide important health benefits. INCI: Guar Gum. Typical Usage Level:0.1% to 1%. All Natural. Solubility: Cold Water Soluble. Main component: polysaccharide.
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 (2 Reviews)
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Reviewer: Mabel Lee (San Francisco, CA) 4.25.2012
This guar gum made my lotion and hair conditioners have a nice smooth slick and slippery application. It's water soluable so it won't leave a sticky or oily residue and it's natural coming from guar beans. There's no scent so it won't change the smell of your formula. Very very little goes a long long way. The only tricky part is dissolving the guar powder. Don't just dump a huge clump into hot water or you will end up with a lump of slimy goo. I find it best to separately in a container, with a fine sifter, sift in a little powder at a time, constantly stirring in between sifting, in cold to warm water, and then sifting your final guar solution. Woah, that was a mouthful. Just experiment a small at a time until you get it right.
Reviewer: yana clum (queensbury, NY) 12.2.2010
I'm still playing with this one - it thickens well but it would have helped if it had in its description some advice on usage (like you need to wait a few days to see the final result, as it tens to thicken even more over time)
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Raw materials/ingredients are dispensed by weight. Many customers ask how many ounces in a pound, there are 16 ounces in one pound. These are not fluid ounces, they are ounces by weight.
EO = essential oil
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HOW OILS ARE DISPENSED: All our products are dispensed by weight. EO's in 8 oz. through 2 lbs. - amber plastic pharmaceutical-grade bottle. EO's in 5 and 10 lbs. - heavy duty plastic container w/pouring spout, the oil may remain inside the container at least 2 months. EO's in sizes of 25+ lbs. - industry-standard metal or plastic can with a pouring spout, the oil may remain inside the metal can indefinitely and up to 2 months in the plastic pail. It's our decision in which type of pail we dispense the product, metal cans are not readily available. CARRIER OILS - plastic bottles/pails depending on the size ordered, do not need to be transferred to glass unless you wish to do so. FO's - in plastic containers, contents do not need to be transferred to glass unless you wish to do so.
Essential oils in sizes from ½ oz. to 4 oz. are dispensed in amber glass bottles without orifice reducers or glass droppers. If we ever run out of amber glass bottles, we reserve the right to use any other glass bottle available at that time. The only sizes of EO's dispensed with orifice reducers are 1/32, 1/16, 1/8 and 1/4 oz. sizes. If you require bottles/vials with orifice reducers or Eurodroppers, we sell those separately.
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