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MrMarried
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Xanthan gum for lube

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The stuff stinks after a few weeks if you put it with water in a bottle.

The jury is out on this, but as a food item, I have read some suggestions that it might be good for gut bacteria, so apparently bacteria can grow in it.
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Re: Xanthum gum for lube

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Is that XanTHUM or XanTHAN? I've never heard of XanTHUM, but I use Xanthan gum for gluten-free cooking (it acts as a thickener, as you describe).
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Re: Xanthum gum for lube

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Never tried xanthan gum before. But we use it for gf cooking too, so I may have to experiment!

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Re: Xanthum gum for lube

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I have never heard of this as a lube. I will offer that over the past year when shopping at Walmart that the shelves are normally bare where condoms and personal lubricants are stocked.
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Re: Xanthum gum for lube

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I have seen the same thing, barely any lube at Walmart. Goes along with sex toys sales were good last year and people staying at home!
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Ron wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:00 am I have seen the same thing, barely any lube at Walmart. Goes along with sex toys sales were good last year and people staying at home!
It could be more of a raw material issue. There are common products I still can’t find, even after a year of this.
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Re: Xanthum gum for lube

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This thread is beginning to scare me - no lube at Walmart????? What's this world coming to???
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Re: Xanthum gum for lube

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Toonces wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:05 pm Is that XanTHUM or XanTHAN? I've never heard of XanTHUM, but I use Xanthan gum for gluten-free cooking (it acts as a thickener, as you describe).
I fixed in it in the title. Thanks.
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Irnmyk wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:33 am This thread is beginning to scare me - no lube at Walmart????? What's this world coming to???
Maybe the toilet paper shortage was about people wiping the stockpiled lube off.
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