Guar gum is highly water soluble and can form a viscous, gel-like substance when mixed with water. It is commonly used in the food industry to improve the texture and stability of various products, including baked goods, dairy products, and sauces. This is also used in the production of some personal care products and pharmaceuticals. Guar gum is a high molecular weight polymer composed of galactose and mannose sugars. It is highly soluble in water and can form a thick gel that can trap air or other liquids.