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Ceratonia Siliqua Gum

Our database includes 243 products that contain Ceratonia Siliqua Gum.

Explained

Ceratonia Siliqua Gum is extracted from the seeds of the carob tree. You might know this ingredient as Carob Gum or Locust Bean Gum. It is used to stabilize other ingredients and improve the texture of products.

Carob gum is made up of long-chain polysaccharides. This makes it a natural thickener.

Is carob gum vegan?

Yes! This ingredient comes from the seeds of a tree. The name 'Locust Bean Gum' can be misleading.

What it does

Emollient Having the quality of softening or soothing the skin.
Emulsion Stabilising Stabiliziing emulsion, making two non-mixable ingredients stable
Masking Obscuring or blocking

Alternative names

Carob Gum
Locust Bean Gum

Prevalence

Less common Percentage of products that contain it
0.5%
Top categories
Eye Care
Masks
Treatments
Position Predominant list placement
Top 25%

References

CosIng Data

CosIng ID 75086
INCI Name CERATONIA SILIQUA GUM
EC #  232-541-5 / 284-634-5
All Functions Binding, Emollient, Emulsion Stabilising, Film Forming, Masking, Viscosity Controlling