Arrowroot Powder

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Botanical Name: Maranta arundinacea
Origin: India
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Our organic arrowroot powder is a natural powdered root starch that is white in color and very lightweight. It is derived from the rhizomes of tropical Maranta arundinacea, which is also known as East Indian arrowroot.

It is generally used as a substitute for cornstarch, which is highly processed and difficult to source in non-GMO varieties. Arrowroot powder may be used as a thickening agent for gourmet dishes, and is well known for its use in crystal clear fruit glazes and jellies. Because arrowroot powder thickens at lower temperatures than other vegetable starches, it is far less likely to burn, and it will thicken even in the presence of acidic fruits, making it the thickener of choice for fruit glazes. Arrowroot powder can also be used as a base for some of your body care formulations and it is the main ingredient for most body powders.

Intended Use: Food and cosmetic use

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.