MARSMALLOW

MARSMALLOW

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Marshmallow Root or Leaf

Althea officinalis

The price above for this herb is by the ounce.

All our herbs are certified Organic. 

Known and used throughout ancient Egyptian, Arab, Greek, and Roman cultures for at least 2000 years, this plant has been used in beverages, desserts, candies, cosmetic creams, and marshmallow confectionery. 

Marshmallow root provides natural mucilage, producing a thick sticky substance that coats, supports, soothes, and moistens mucous membranes of the respiratory, digestive, and urinary tracts. 

The flavonoids are able to reduce inflammation while the mucilage holds them in place and prevents further damage. The extracts also induce phagocytosis, which is the process in which certain cells engulf bacteria, dead cell tissues or other solid particles which helps speed up the healing process. 

Marshmallow leaf is useful for digestive issues as it exerts an anti-inflammatory and protective action of the mucosa, helping to treat disorders such as gastritis, ulcers, diarrhea and constipation.

MAGICAL ATTRIBUTES

Marshmallow is a protective and cleansing herb, burning cleanses an area. Steep the herb in oil to use for anointing for protection in general and protection during astral travel whenever you feel the need. 

Marshmallow is associated with the element  water, the moon, the planet Venus and the signs Libra and Cancer.

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

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