Marshmallow Root Powder Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: Althea, Mallards, Marshmallow, Mortification Root, Schloss Tea, Sweet Weed
Scientific Name: Althaea Officinalis L., Malvaceae, Mallow Family
Common Uses: Tonic, nutritive, alterative, diuretic, demulcent, emollient, mucilaginous, vulnerary (heals wounds), laxative, inflammatory; flowers are expectorant
*Warnings: It might cause low blood sugar levels. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of marshmallow during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Origin: Atlantic coast, less commonly inland on damp, saline soils, in wet places. Also cultivated. Quebec to Virginia. Native to Europe.