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Arrowroot Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Maranta Arundinacea
Hindi Name
Ararot, Tikhor, Tikkor
Chinese Name
Zhu Yu

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Arrowroot Cures

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Action of Arrowroot

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Nutrients in Arrowroot

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Parts Used

Tuberous Root, Rhizome

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Arrowroot

Avoid use during Pregnancy, Breast Feeding.
Patients of Kidney, Liver Disease, shouldn't take it.
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Arrowroot is a starch obtained from a plant called Maranta Arundinacea.
The plant is perennial.
It grows in a warm, moist climate.
It grows up to 2 M.
Best used for Stomach Disorders, Diarrhea.
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Materia Medica for Arrowroot

Arrowroot General

Arrowroot soothes irritated and inflamed mucous membranes.
It relief the temporary discomforts of colic and indigestion.
Arrowroot is best used for nausea.
It is beneficial for vegetable poisons.
It is effective for pus in the urine.
Arrowroot is used for people recovering from chronic illness.
It is beneficial for stomach and intestinal disorders.
It is beneficial to relieve painful gum and sore mouth.
It should not be taken with any other medication.
Avoid during Pregnancy and breast feeding.
Consult a doctor before taking it
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Arrowroot for Diarrhea

Include Arrowroot tuber flour in your daily diet. It is easily available in the market.

Arrowroot as Nutritive

The Arrowroot flour is very nutritious. Include it in your daily diet.

Arrowroot as Sedative

Take 3 g Arrowroot root powder with lukewarm water. Have it during bedtime.
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John F Kormos ( United States )
07 Mar 2016
If Arrowroot is a tropical plant; then why does it grow in the wild in Western West Virginia and in Eastcentral Ohio???
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