Marshmallow root (Althaea officials)
It is mainly used for digestive problems and is highly recommended in all inflammations of the digestive tract, such as inflammation of the mouth, gingivitis, gastritis, peptic ulcer, enteritis, and colitis as well as soothe stomach upsets, coughs, bronchitis and colds.
Product code: 208-1315
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It also helps in skin diseases and disorders, tendon and muscle aches.
Also used for pain and swelling (inflammation) of the mucous membranes that line the respiratory tract, for dry cough, inflammation of the lining of the stomach, diarrhea, stomach ulcers, constipation, urinary tract inflammation, and stones in the urinary tract.
People sometimes apply marshmallow leaf and root directly to the skin for pockets of infection (abscesses) and skin ulcers; and as a poultice for skin inflammation or burns, and for other wounds.
Marshmallow leaf is used topically as a poultice for insect bites.
Use: Pour 1-2 teaspoons in a cup of hot water simmer for 7-10 minutes, strain and drink. You can drink up to 2-3 times a day.