Mitoku Organic Kuzu is 100% pure and absolutely no potato or other starch is added, as is common with other brands on the market. Roots are the focal points of a plant's energy. This is why roots have always occupied a special place in man's diet, as well as in his medicine chest. Kuzu is revered in Japan, uniquely honored in both high cuisine and folk medicine. Dried, ground root of the esteemed Asian water lily, treasured for contributing to respiratory health, with 5% ginger root powder. A pleasant and quick way to take this renown health food. A macrobiotic staple. Boil a teaspoonful for three minutes and sip while hot. Low sodium, fat free, and gluten free. Glass jar. Eden pure, authentic, unadulterated.