Marshmallow Root Cut-200gms-Tea(Malvaceae Althae Officinalis)

£ 13.80

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Marshmallow Root Cut-200gms-Tea(Malvaceae Althae Officinalis)
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£ 13.80
£ 13.80
Marshmallow Root Cut-200gms-Tea(Malvaceae Althae Officinalis)
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Description

COMMON NAME
Standardized: marshmallow
Other: althaea, althea

BOTANICAL NAME
Althaea officinalis L.
Plant Family: Malvaceae

OVERVIEW
Known throughout the ancient Egyptian, Arab, Greek, and Roman cultures, this herb has been used continually for at least 2000 years. In traditional folk practices it was given to soothe and moisten mucous membranes of the respiratory, digestive, and urinary tracts, and also as an external poultice. This plant has been used in beverages, desserts, candies, cosmetic creams, and was the “root” of the original marshmallow confectionery.

Marshmallow root provides natural mucilage that supports, soothes, and moistens mucous membranes of the respiratory, digestive, and urinary tracts.

HERBAL MISCELLANY
As the story goes, marshmallows are one of the oldest desserts known to man, with accounts of ancient Egyptians making candies of marshmallow root and honey. These delicacies were naturally reserved for the gods and royalty. However, the first confection which resembled our modern day treat was made in France around 1850. Made by hand until 1900, marshmallow root was added to corn syrup, egg whites, and water and was heated, and poured into molds. By 1955 there were 35 manufacturers in the US creating what we know today as the puffy, white, indispensable addition to s’mores.

PRECAUTIONS
Specific: Should be taken with at least 250 mL (8 oz) of liquid. Orally administered drugs should be taken 1 hour before use or several hours after, as marshmallow may slow the absorption.

General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.of the respiratory, digestive, and urinary tracts.

 

Additional information

Weight 0.300 kg

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