Xanthan gum produces a large increase in the viscosity of a liquid with the addition of a very small amount of gum. Generally 1%, but as little as 0.1% can be used in many applications. Xanthan Gum is an excellent natural source thickener for lotions, creams, liquid soap, shower gels, body washes and shampoos.
Typical Use Rate: 0.1 – 2%
Appearance: Off-white granular powder
Solubility: Soluble in water, insoluble in oil