Iranian Tragacanth Worldwide Exports. Tragacanth gum also known as Gondh Katira is mostly found in Mid East, Iraq, and Iran and even in western Asia. Iran produces an enormous quantity of Tragacanth gum. They are grown in arid conditions.
Tragacanth gum is utilized as a paste in modern treatment for burns. Mostly Tragacanth gum is used in drinks, processed cheese, salad coverings, food dressings and different puddings. It is both tasty and has amazing cooling properties. The beneficial Gond katira drink thus provides a sort of solace to our body.
Also, in the field of foods, it works as stabilizer, texture additive and emulsifier. As a thickener in sauces, confections, salad coverings, ice cream, etc. Also used as a thickening agent in preparing dyes for calico printing, textile dyes, for dressing fabrics, in making glues, for water colors and to produce the gloss in ink.
More Uses of Tragacanth Gum:
- Tragacanth gum is also utilized as the traditional binder.
- It is frequently used in the making of pastels of an artist thanks to its property of not sticking to itself on being dry like other gums.
- To grip all the powdered herbs in collaboration, it is also used in incense making as a binder.
- As a binder, it also finds its use in paper manufacturing.
- Tragacanth gum is used as an edge slicking plus a polishing compound in veg-tanned leatherworking, in textiles as a stiffener.
- It is also used in the cosmetics industry and as a culture medium in laboratories, etc.
- Tragacanth gum is also utilized in making a paste used in floral sugar craft to produce life-like flowers on wires which are used as decorations for cakes.
- It also makes a paste which dries in the air (too brittle) and can apprehend coloring.
- Gond katira is also helpful in strengthening the immune system.
- It is very commonly used in herbal ayurvedic medicine to treat cough and diarrhea.
- It also helps to cure mouth ulcers.
- Gond is also said to be helpful in reducing tumours.
- Gondh katira possesses adaptogenic properties which increase the body’s ability to restore its normal physiological functioning and protect it from the damaging effects of stress.
- Gond contains large quantities of proteins and is very good for health.
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