Home / Dried Botanicals / Arrowroot Powder 50g Arrowroot Powder 50g£0.75 Name: Arrowroot Powder Latin Name: Maranta arundinacea Arrowroot powder is primarily used as a thickening agent for sauces, soups and gravies, biscuits, puddings, jellies, and cakes! Arrowroot Powder can even prevent ice crystals forming in homemade ice cream and will not make fruit gel glazes go cloudy like corn flour. 10 in stock Arrowroot Powder 50g quantity Add to basket Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) Description Additional information Reviews (0) Description Arrowroot powder is primarily used as a thickening agent for sauces, soups and gravies, biscuits, puddings, jellies, and cakes! Arrowroot Powder can even prevent ice crystals forming in homemade ice cream and will not make fruit gel glazes go cloudy like corn flour. The term ‘Arrowroot’ is believed to originate from its historical use as an antidote for arrow wounds by the native Arawak Indians of South America and the Caribbean. Description: Name: Arrowroot Powder Latin Name: Maranta arundinacea Plant Family: Marantaceae Other Names: Arrow-Root, West Indian Arrowroot, Obedience Plant, Bermuda Arrowroot, Araru, Ararao, Herbe aux Flèches, Maranta Starch and Marante. Properties: Anti-inflammatory: High potassium* to sodium ratio: Contains many beneficial minerals and vitamins such as zinc, iron, potassium, and Vitamin B6 High amounts of dietary fiber Benefits: Some scientific evidence that arrowroot may help get rid of cholesterol in the body Early research suggests that taking powdered arrowroot with meals for one month reduces stomach pain and diarrhea in people with IBS. Diarrhea. Traditional remedy for inflamed, painful gums, and sores in the mouth *Potassium is a vasodilator, meaning that it relaxes the tension in the blood vessels and arteries, thereby lowering blood pressure and reducing your risk of atherosclerosis, heart attacks, and strokes. *Potassium might also be a cognitive enhancer, promoting the flow of oxygenated blood to the brain The anti-inflammatory properties of arrowroot may aid in curing bladder infections and urinary tract infections (UTIs) Gluten-free. Replaces wheat in various gluten-free products Uses for Arrowroot Powder: This very fine white powder has excellent thickening abilities (similar to cornstarch). It also has no pronounced flavour and does not add opacity (cloudiness) to sauces. It thickens at much lower temperatures than those needed by corn flour. Use two teaspoons of Arrowroot in a recipe for every 1 tablespoon of corn flour. It doesn’t leave the ‘pasty taste’ that cornflour leaves. Arrowroot biscuits were traditionally eaten by people with an unsettled stomach. Natural deodorant Skin – This nourishing plant-based raw material has a rich history of being used in traditional medicine applications due to the reputed ability to detoxify and heal wounds, calm skin irritations, promote healthy digestion, and support immunity. Cosmetic – Arrowroot Powder easily replaces talc or cornstarch in cosmetic recipes and formulations. It is also quite versatile, and can act as a thickener, opacifier, texture enhancer, binding agent, mattifier, moisture absorber, and color modifier. Cautions: There is no known danger or toxicity to arrowroot. Information provided in the Herbal Apothecary is from the ‘folk herbalist’ tradition and does not pretend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or condition. Celtic Earth Spirit advises you to consult a medical professional before trying any herbal product. Allergens: Nuts, gluten, celery, milk/dairy and mustard are handled on the site where this product is processed. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the product supplied. Related Products Additional information Weight 60 g Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first to review “Arrowroot Powder 50g” Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a review. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.