Dried Marshmallow Leaves (Althaea officinalis)

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Dried Marshmallow Leaves (Althaea officinalis) are commonly used to treat infections, wounds, burns and scrapes, but it has other health benefits too. Can help treat some digestive problems, including leaky gut syndrome and gastro esophageal reflux disease.

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USES & BENEFITS

  • Coughs and colds
  • It’s anti-irritant properties and can help relieve itching, swelling, redness and dry/chapped skin
  • Can help reduce water retention and bloating
  • Can be used topically on the skin or as a soothing tea (tip, brew it with cold water to preserve its full health benefits)

TRADITIONAL USES (INTERNAL)

  • Leaves: urinary system and lungs
  • Roots: digestive system

TRADITIONAL USES (EXTERNAL)

  • Used as an ingredient in drawing ointments for abscesses and boils and as an emollient for varicose veins and ulcers. Also popular as a gargle to soothe the throat.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

  • Infusion: root/ leaves: Cold infusion overnight 2–4g of root in 1 cup of cold water. Strain and drink 3 times a day.
  • Tincture: 1-4ml 3 times a day.

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Sizes

75g, 500g, 1kg