active compounds Neutral starch of up to 25-27%, albumen, fiber, fat, ash, gum, water.
plant part used dried rhizome
Suitable for use in gluten-free cooking and baking. Thickens foods at low temperature heating and also freezes well.
Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
cosmetic Use arrowroot in body powders as an alternative to talcum powder.
culinary Use to thicken gravies, pie fillings.
aromatic Acts as a fixative in potpourri mixtures.
industrial Once used in papermaking.
good to know Tolerates acidic ingredients, but doesn’t work well in milk or cream-based sauces.