Arrowroot is a large, perennial herb found in rainforest habitats. In ancient times South American tribals used arrowroot to draw out toxins in people shot with poison arrows, hence the name “arrowroot”. The cultivation of arrowroot was propogated in British colonies.It is known as Ararutkilangu in Tamil, Koova in malayalam, Ararut-gaddalu in telugu, Koove-hittu in Kannada.
Health Benefits of Arrowroot powder
As an Infant Food
Arrowroot powder is a soft food for infants.It is nutritious and easily digesting food for them. Arrowroot has been used as an infant formula in place of breast milk or to help the baby adjust after weaning.
Arrowroot powder for Pregnant Women
Arrowroot powder is a good supplement of vitamins and minerals for women during Pregnancy period. It is a good source of Folate. In pregnancy it reduces risk of urinary infection and constipation.
Natural Energy Drink :
It refreshes and nourishes the body. It is an excellent drink with a nostalgic ﬂavour.
Good for Urinary system:-
It cools the body, reduces urinary symptoms like burning micturition, dysuria etc. It prevents stone formation also