Arrowroot Powder - Organic

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SKU R2504

Maranta arundinacea

Available by special order only.

Special Order Information

Harmonic Arts is pleased to offer Special Order items beyond our large selection of regularly stocked products. If you are interested in purchasing one of our special order items, please CONTACT US directly with your request. We will verify if the item is currently available, and respond with a price quote and estimated time of arrival. Because a Special Order can take up to 6 weeks to arrive at our facility before we can ship it to you, we advise you place your request well in advance of when it is needed.

The following terms apply to all special orders:

  • Minimum special order size is 1lb per item.
  • Advance payment is required before the order can be placed with our supplier.
  • Special orders cannot be cancelled once placed, are non-refundable, and non-returnable.
  • A processing fee of $10 is applied per special order.
  • Regular shipping rates apply to special orders.

Product Information

Arrowroot powder is a natural root starch derived from the South American plant Maranta arundinacea. The starch is white, odorless, and tasteless and has been used for several thousands of years. It is suggested that arrowroot is termed as such for its application to wounds from poisoned arrows. The mashed up root was also used to heal insect stings and spider bites. Arrowroot contains fiber, fat, sugar, gum, flavonoids, alkaloids, tannins, glycosides, saponins, carbohydrates, and proteins. It is considered a demulcent and emollient, and is highly digestible. It is often used as a thickening and stabilizing agent in food preparations, such as puddings, baked goods, sauces, fruit glazes and jellies. Arrowroot is often used as a substitute for cornstarch and is the main foundation for most body powders.

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