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Arrowroot Powder - 75 g - Herbal Collection

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Description

Arrow Root Powder  - Herbal Collection

Maranta arundinacea


     

     

    TRADITIONALLY USED FOR

    May help with

    • Antidiarrheal | Healthy digestion
    • sleeplessness
    • Circulation
    • Celiac diseases
    • Glycemic index
    • Used as thickening agent for sauces, puddings, jellies

    INFORMATION

    Maranta arundinacea

     

    Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Dictame

     

    Reference on http://www.wikiphyto.org

     

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    plant name

     

    Dictame, Arrow root , rouroute , rougoutte

     

    International Latin denomination

     

    Maranta arundinacea L.

     

    botanical family

     

    Marantaceae ( Zingiberales )

     

    Description and habitat

     

    • Caulescent or stemless perennial herb
    • Cultivated in the islands for its starch-rich rhizome
    • The Marantaceae are species from the pantropical regions, especially America, whose limb is often stained with colored spots (assimilation in a dark environment)
    • Toloman is used in the same way in Martinique in infant feeding

     

    History and tradition

     

    Parts used

     

    • Rhizome

     

    Dosage forms available

     

    Usual dosages

     

    Composition

     

    Main components of the plant

     

    • Starch
    • Low protein, no gluten
    • Flavonoids ( rutin )
    • Tannins
    • Minerals: phosphorus, calcium, potassium, chlorides, silicates

     

    Main components of buds or young shoots

     

    Main components of essential oil

     

    Properties

     

    Plant properties

     

    • Antidiarrheal [1]
    • Interesting in celiac diseases [2]
      • 1 ha of dittam produces 10 to 20 tons of rhizome / year => average extraction of 10%, which gives 1 to 2 tons of starch per hectare
    • Glycemic index = 85

     

    Bud properties

     

    Properties of essential oil

     

    Directions

     

    Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)

    • Gluten-free diets, celiac disease
    • Pastries, cakes, etc.

     

    Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)

     

    Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)

     

    Known or suspected mode of action

     

    Usual formulations

     

    Regulations

     

    Possible side effects and precautions for use

     

    Bibliographic references

     

    1. Aller↑ Cooke C, Carr I, Abrams K, Mayberry J. Arrowroot as a treatment for diarrhea in irritable bowel syndrome patients: a pilot study. Arq Gastroenterol. 2000 Jan-Mar;37(1):20-4. PMID 10962623
    2. Aller↑ Kangambega Walé. Survey on the use of dittam in the diet of healthy infants in Guadeloupe. Medical thesis, Faculty of Medicine of the Antilles and Guyana, February 2010

    CAUTION

    Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

    Do not exceed the daily dose.

     

    This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.
     

    If you are pregnant or nursing ; If you have a medical condition or are in the course of medical treatment ; If you are programmed for theater/operation in the near future, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.

     

    This product cannot replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

     

    This product has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.

     

    For More Information please check our General Safety Herbal products Page