Acacia fibre is sourced from the sap of the Acacia senegal tree, a plant native to parts of Africa, Pakistan and India. Also known as gum arabic and acacia gum, acacia fibre is said to offer a number of health benefits. Acacia fibre is a prebiotic (a non-digestible food ingredient in dietary fibre that can stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the intestines).When used in powder form, acacia can be stirred into water and consumed as a beverage. Some people prefer acacia to other forms of fibre, The powder can also be mixed into smoothies and other beverages. Acacia powder can be consumed on its own, as a supplement or added to other food products.