Arrowroot or arrowroot starch is a powdery product extracted from the roots of the arrowroot plant Maranta Arundinacea. Arrowroot starch is mostly used as a thickener in foods; such as puddings and sauces. Its thickening power is twice that of regular flour. Aids in digestion, maintains acid and alkali balances, Gluten Free, prevents fetal malformations, facilitates weight loss, usable as talcum powder. Suitable for infants, easily digestible, can be made into jelly, alternative to breast milk. Magically used for good fortune, shows opportunity, purification, cleansing, healing.