Arrowroot

Maranta arundinacea

Properties and Uses:
Arrowroot is made by grinding the thick rhizomes into a starchy powder that is used as a culinary and cosmetic thickening agent or boiled in water to make a thin gruel. This is a soothing, nutritious food for convalescing children and elderly people, and for those recovering from gastroenteritis. It is mixed with dried Chamomile as a prickly heat treatment. The root can be candied as a sweet.

Remark: In some tropical countries, Arrowroot has been applied to poisonous insect bites, snake bites, and arrow wounds, which may be the origin of its common name.

Arrowroot

TINCTURE

$12.50 CAD
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30 ml

$27.50 CAD
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100 ml

$55.50 CAD
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250 ml

$87.50 CAD
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500 ml

$160.00 CAD
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1000 ml

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