Not everything labeled for kitchen use is confined to the kitchen. Your household, in general, includes plenty of things that you can use everywhere around your house. Your kitchen, for instance, contains ingredients which can be used in making cleaning solutions for example.
You may be surprised to hear that your cornstarch is not used only in cooking, but also in other tasks outside your kitchen. You could use your cornstarch to untangle stuck knots, make a splendid nail polish and soothe sunburns.
The cornstarch powder stored in boxes is actually made of a corn kernel. Ancient Egyptians were among the first ones to use starches in making multiple cosmetic and adhesive products in around 1000 BC.
The starch they used to have was not necessarily derived from corn; they used different grains. Keep reading until the very end to discover 15 situations in which cornstarch is useful.