Further, corn starch helps to prevent low blood sugar and its anti-inflammatory properties help to fight many skin problems such as skin rashes, burns and itching. Owing to its low cost along with its myriad benefits, corn starch finds innumerable applications in various industries. In the food industry, it is extensively used as a food ingredient as well as a thickening agent to prepare many dishes like gravies, sugars, soups and sauces, etc. Apart from this, it is also used in the manufacturing of adhesives for paper and fabrics. Some of the other products made using corn starch include desserts, dairy products, processed foods and pet food.