Marshmallow has been sourced from the finest and most environmentally friendly growers in the world. Marshmallow Root is known by many other names, including Althaea officinalis, Althaea root, sweet weed, mallards, guimauve, mortification plant, schloss tea and wymote.
Hailed as one of nature’s most effective cough remedies, Marshmallow Root is a mucilage rich herb with “antitussive” (cough suppressant) properties. The mucilage from this root coats the throat, thus soothing irritation and soreness. The reasons for its effectiveness are thought to be due to its ability to loosen mucous and inhibit bacteria, helping to suppress and heal the cough at the same time.
Marshmallow forms a protective layer on the skin and lining of the digestive tract. Its mucilage, emollient, anti-inflammatory and carminative properties make this herb an excellent addition to any herbal protocols for digestive issues.
Use: 1-2 teaspoons of the herb per cup of warm (not boiling) water. Infuse for 5 - 15 minutes.
Precautions: Because it coats the lining of the stomach, Marshmallow may interfere with the absorption of other drugs or herbs. For this reason, it is important to take Marshmallow several hours before or after taking other herbs or medications.
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