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Rouroute (Arrow Root), root starch, 90g

Rouroute (Arrow Root), root starch, 90g

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Fine and very digestible, rouroute starch ( Maranta arundinacea L. ) is known in Reunion Island for its qualities in cooking and it is also used for the preparation of homemade cosmetics.
Rouroute has softening and anti-inflammatory properties and is known for its effectiveness against heartburn and diarrhea.

Our rouroute is grown and prepared in Reunion.

Known properties:

Relieves heartburn and helps with digestive problems.

Rouroute can be used in case of nausea.

Anti irritation
Can be applied as a vegetable talc to relieve eczema and skin irritations.

Examples of uses:

Internal use

  • 2 tablespoons of rouroute diluted in a liter of water, to drink throughout the day for its anti-diarrheal, anti-emetic and against digestive problems properties.
  • A tablespoon of rouroute powder diluted in 250ml of cold lemon balm infusion (or cold water) then brought to the boil to thicken everything allows you to make a gastric dressing.

External use

  • On inflammations, irritations, eczema and mycoses, rouroute can be applied like talc.
  • In home cosmetics, rouroute is often used as a base for making blush, shadow or eye shadow for its mattifying effect and silky feel.


Keep out of reach of children.
Rouroute is a powdery product; do not use near a ventilation source.

📸 📃 Text credit: Bourbon herbal teas

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