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      Benefits of Marshmallow root  - Althaea officinalis

      Marshmallow root information

      Marshmallow is used by herbal practitioners as a demulcent and anti-inflammatory for the digestive and urinary tracts. It is a herb most commonly used for gastritis and gastric ulcers

      Marshmallow root has traditionally been used as a natural remedy for:

      Coughs especially dry

      Inflammations of the lungs

      Bladder infections & irritable bladder



      Gastric ulcers

      Topically in the treatment of wounds, burns and skin eruptions


      Take apart from other medications

      Active compounds

      Acidic polysaccharides, phenolic acids, mucilage, pectin, sucrose, asparagine, starch

      Tincture dose

      Adult dose 1 - 2mls 3 x a day of a 1:3 tincture

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Marshmallow root is used in the treatment of gastritis and colitis

Marshmallow root can be used in the treatment of gastric ulcers




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