Also Known As: Arrowroot Flour, Arrowroot Starch or Obedience Plant
Taste and Aroma: No flavor.
Uses: Thickening agent often used in gravies, sauces and baking.
Substitutes: Lecithin Powder,Cornmeal,Xanthan Gum, Clear Jel Instant, Clear Jel Cook Type,Spelt Flour,Tapioca Starch or Potato Starch
Fun Fact: In the past, Arrowroot was used both to make paper and heal poison arrow wounds.
-May act as a nourishing food when used in a diet for convalescents
-May be useful for relief of acidity, nausea, indigestion and colic
-May be useful when applied topically as a paste or poultice because of anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties
-May be used in the treatment of athletes foot because it absorbs moisture when put in socks
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