Corn starch is primarily a remnant carbohydrate derived from the endosperm of corn. It is a white powdery substance that holds its pre-eminence in worldwide cuisines, household, and industrial chores. It acts as the quintessential thickening agent for making the sauces, gravies, glazes, soups, casseroles, pies and other desserts. Corn starch powder, a corn derivative contains no proteins & exclusively offers carbohydrate contents, which invariably classifies it into a gluten-free product. It also serves as an excellent gluten-free alternative to flour thickeners in various recipes.
The odorless starch powder escorts many salutary benefits and underpins the domestic errands in multiple ways. Corn starch is a highly versatile & resourceful product that helps in the treatment & prevention of frequently contacted allergies:
Corn starch can be effectively used as a DIY soother for various kinds of skin irritations including sunburn & skin allergies. All you need to do is to form a paste by combining three tablespoons of corn starch with cold water. The paste should be consistent to the likes of the peanut butter. Apply evenly to the affected area using a gauze pod or cotton ball and let it dry. Ideally, it should be applied before going to the bed so as to allow enough time to work in.
Athlete’s food is a smelly podiatric condition caused by fungus growing in the outer layer of the skin of the foot. Here in the case, corn starch with the moisture absorbing prowess offers a great preventive remedy. You can sprinkle your feet with the corn starch powder to keep them dry & prevent fungus from taking root.
With the incredible capacity to hold moisture in tandem with its lack of scent, corn starch emerges as an all-natural deodorant. Make a paste by mixing three tablespoons of organic corn starch with four tablespoons of baking soda & five tablespoons of coconut oil & heating the blend to form a smooth paste. The addition of few drops of tea tree oil can lend the requisite aroma if required to the formed mixture. Work the ingredients & transfer them to a jar for safe storage & recurring usage.
Bug bites can become more aggravated & itchy when exposed to dampness, oil & bacteria. A paste made of corn starch & cold water can duly minimize itchiness by keeping the bite clean & dry.
Blisters & Sores:
Blisters and sores often secrete small amounts of fluid that generates the possibility of contacting bacteria & may even lead to an infection. A small amount of cornstarch powder can be applied over the wounds to keep it dry, clean & free from probable infections.
HL Agro is a well-known manufacturer & exporter of corn starch products in India. Backed by the colossal & highly advanced maize wet milling unit, HL Agro delivers the premium grade of corn starch powder for use in different food & medicinal applications across the board.