Cornstarch or corn starch is a natural powder formed from corn, or sometimes from wheat. It is used as a thickening agent for cooking and in products requiring thickening such as those made for cleaning and for body care and cosmetics.
Cornstarch has a useful role in bringing acids to a more alkaline pH balance.
Cornstarch can usually be found in the baking area of supermarkets and grocery stores.
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