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Marshmallow Leaf // Althaea officinalis

Marshmallow Leaf // Althaea officinalis

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Marshmallow Leaf
Botanical name: Althaea officinalis
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Because of the abundance of mucilage it contains, marshmallow is an excellent demulcent meaning that it is soothing to the respiratory system, urinary tract and intestines, and to any mucous membrane or internal or external part of the body that is inflamed. It has also been valued as a tea for preventing or soothing the irritation that can be caused by some drugs and antibiotics.
Marshmallow is useful to soothe the irritation of sore throats and coughs. It’s soothing demulcent action is also used to aid indigestion, heartburn, stomach ulcers, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. In the same way, marshmallow assists in the treatment of urinary tract infections. Due to its emollient properties, marshmallow is one of the most effective herbs for moisturizing and softening the skin. It is used as a wash or added to creams for eczema and psoriasis.
Marshmallow contains asparagine, a valuable amino acid, and high levels of vitamin A. Marshmallow can also potentiate the healing actions of other herbs.
Preparation: 2 tsp per cup of boiling water. Steep for 10 mins, drink 1-3 cups per day.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 

*The specifications for this product do not give nutritional information as they are botanical herbs used for ayurvedic purposes.

*Not for use during pregnancy or lactation. If you have a medical condition or take medications, please consult with your doctor before use.

*Store away from children. Use only as directed on label. Safety-sealed for your protection. Keep bottle capped at all times and store in a cool, dry place.

*The content is purely informative and educational in nature and should not be construed as medical advice. Please use the content only in consultation with an appropriate certified medical or healthcare professional. 


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