Gum Tragacanth is superior to Tylose CMC as it is a synthetic gum, where as Gum Tragacanth is a natural product. Some decorators prefer Gum Tragacanth as it makes a firmer paste that some find is easier to work with. Mix Gum Tragacanth with fondant or gum paste to help harden the fondant / gum paste for decorations.
Gum Tragacanth, also known as Gum Tragacanth is an additive which is naturally derived from the dried sap of several species of Middle Eastern legumes of the genus Astragalus including….. Astragalus tragacanthus. The gum is sometimes called "Shiraz gum", "gum elect" or "gum dragon".
Gum Tragacanth is also used when manufacturing skin care products to thicken soap and natural cosmetic products.
76.5g (2.7oz) Bottle