Marshmallow root is a perennial herb native to Europe, Western Asia and Northern Africa. It has been used as a folk remedy for thousands of years to treat digestive, respiratory and skin conditions. Marshmallow is a very useful household medicinal herb. Its soothing demulcent properties make it very effective in treating inflammations and irritations of the mucous membranes. The root counters excess stomach acid, peptic ulceration and gastritis. It is also applied externally to bruises, sprains, aching muscles, insect bites, skin inflammations, splinters, etc..
An important herb in Ayurvedic medicine to boost immunity and prevent disease.
2 tsp per cup of boiling water. Steep for 10 mins, drink 1-3 cups per day.
Soothing Hot Tea. Simmer 2-5g (1-2 teaspoons) per serve in a pot of water with about 400ml of water for 10-20 minutes, brew for a further 20 minutes. Strain and pour, add sweetener if needed.
Specifications for Marshmallow Root
Marsh Mallow, Common marshmallow
Country of Origin
Marshmallow can reduce the absorption of other medications or supplements: take 2 hours away from each other.
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