(also known as gum arabic) Sap pulled directly from the acacia tree. Acacia Senegal Gum has been known to be added to many different everyday products such food, inks, and paints as an emulsifier. An emulsifier acts as a stabilization agent for products with different ingredients.  It keeps ingredients of different densities from separating out when the lube has been sitting too long (like oil sitting in water). Acacia Senegal Gum is considered generally safe and is consumed by humans daily in types of foods and soft drinks.