Ecoheal white arrowroot also known as ‘Bilathykoova” belongs to the family Marantaceae. It is cultivated for starch which is obtained from its rhizomes (rootstock )and is used as a nutritious food and in medicines.
Arrowroot indigenous is known as koova(yellow koova, blue koova)in India .It is used as food and medicine. This starch abundant rhizome is a rich source of calcium, potassium ,magnesium, phosphorous. It is a home remedy that can help relieve fever, vomiting, diarrhoea, measles, chickenpox, burns and post surgical problems.