Is Acacia (Arabic Gum) high in histamine?

Acacia (Arabic Gum): Additives may be histamine liberators; in other words, they might trigger the release of the body’s existing histamine.

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Click any ingredient like Acacia (Arabic Gum) to read a note from our dietitians about its likely histamine content. Fig will tell you if an ingredient is likely high in histamine, a histamine liberator or a DAO blocker. 

The Low Histamine diet is very challenging to follow, as there are only limited primary data sources available detailing which ingredients are:


  • High in histamine
  • Histamine liberators (ingredients that trigger release of the body’s natural histamine)
  • DAO blockers (ingredients that block the enzyme that breaks down histamine and other amines)

We’ve done our best to provide accurate information on the histamine content of Acacia (Arabic Gum); however, please work with a dietitian when possible to best understand your individual needs.