| Guar gum can be used as a thickener for
various cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. In compressed tablets,
guar gum can be used as a binder and disintegrator.
Several studies have found a significant decrease in cholesterol
levels after the consumption of guar gum.
A specially-designed cationic guar is used as a viscosifier
for opaque shampoos.
IGLs future products include hydroxypropyl cationic
guar for transparent shampoos.