Guar gum consists of the endosperm of the seeds of the legume native to India. The seeds are ground into a powder, of which guar gum is composed. This plant is cultivated in Pakistan and the United States. It is regarded for its use as a gelling agent and gives gels and emulsions their consistencies. In addition, it is a great moisturizer and easily counteracts the loss of moisture.
see. Heike cheese 2010 "Natural Cosmetic Raw Materials", Linz, Freya Verlag, 3rd Edition 2012