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Marshmallow root c/s

Description

This certified organic Marshmallow root is grown in the rich soil of North America.

Key Benefits

  • Soothes mucous membranes

Product Features

  • 100% Certified Organic Marshmallow root, cut-and-siftedUSDA NOP Logo
  • Non-GMO
  • Herb Identity Guaranteed
  • We guarantee that this product has NEVER been irradiated or fumigated with Ethylene oxide gas
  • Product does NOT contain dairy, wheat, gluten, peanuts, soy or corn allergens.
  • Packaged in resealable, temperature and chemical resistant, lower air permeability, food-grade bags

Botanical Name

Althaea officinalis

Geographical Origin

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All of our herbs undergo extensive in-house lab tests for microbial and heavy metal contamination prior to sale, to ensure our customers receive safe and effective plant material.  More on our testing...

Suggested Use

This root is suitable for the following preparations:

* Our bulk herbs are sold in ¼ lb (113 g) and 1 lb (454 g) bags only.  Larger quantities are not available at this time.

Background and Use

Marshmallow has been used in traditional European medicine for more than 2,000 years, and its therapeutic use dates back to the 9th Century. Its genus name, Althaea, comes from the Greek word "altho," which means "to cure." This soothing herb has a high mucilage content, making it a useful remedy for minor irritation of the mucous membranes of the gut.

Marshmallow root and extract were formerly official entries in the United States Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary. In Germany, Marshmallow is used in a standard medicinal tea. The German Commission E reports the use of Marshmallow for soothing oral mucous membranes, stomach and bronchial tract. The root is frequently used in Europe in traditional cough medicines.

Confectionery Marshmallows were once made from this plant, however, they now primarily contain sugar.

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Precautions

Do not take at the same time as prescription medications, as it may interfere with their absorption. Take product with plenty of water. Not recommended for use during pregnancy or while nursing, until further research verifies no contraindications. Keep out of reach of children. Discontinue if unusual symptoms occur. 

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth
FDA Disclaimer
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. A health care professional should be consulted regarding the use of herbal products. Always keep your Doctor or other healthcare professional informed about the herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
Marshmallow root c/s
from $7.19
  • Size & Price
    Qty
  • .25 lb. (5561-02) - $7.19
  • 1 lb. (1561-02) - $23.13