Goond Char ...Edible Gum
Gum tragacanth is a viscous water-soluble mixture of polysaccharides (thus including high protein).
In the dry state, it does not stick to itself the same way other gums do. Tragacanth gum is tasteless and odorless.No doubt, the bandwidth of the uses and applications of Gond Katira is very broad.
It is used as an Herbal Medicine in Ayurveda. It contains an alkaloid that serves as an herbal remedy for dreadful conditions such as diarrhea and cough.