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Marshmallow Root

Marshmallow Root

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This product was certified organic before being repackaged by The Boho Being.

Botanical Name

Althaea officinalis L.

Plant Description

Althaea officinalis (marshmallow) is a plant commonly known as marshmallow mallow. It can grow up to 4 feet tall and 2.5 feet wide, but can sometimes reach 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide. Marshmallow used for medicinal purposes for over 2,000 years.


Abscess; Arthrosis; Asthma; Bacteria; Bite; Bronchosis; Bruise; Burn; Cancer; Catarrh; Chafing; Cholecystosis; Chilblain; Cold; Colic; Colosis; Congestion; Constipation; Cough; Cramp; Crohn’s Disease; Cystosis; Dermatophyte; Dermatosis; Diabetes; Diarrhea; Dysentery; Dyspepsia; Dysuria; Eczema; Enterosis; Erysipelas; Furunculosis; Gastrosis; Gravel; Hemorrhoid; Hoarseness; Hyperglycemia; IBD; IBS; Immunodepression; Inflammation; Itch; Mucososis; Nephrosis); Ophthalmia; Pain; Parasite; Pertussis; Pharyngosis ; Proctosis; Respirosis; Snakebite; Sore; Sore Throat; Sprain; Stomatosis; Stone; Sunburn; Tonsilosis; Toothache; Ulcer; Urethrosis; UTI; Vaginosis; Varicosis; Water Retention; Worm; Wound.


Analgesic; Antibacterial; Anticomplementary; Antidote (f; APA); Antiinflammatory; Antiirritant; Antilithic; Antiseptic; Antitussive; Chelator; Collyrium; Decongestant; Demulcent; Deobstruent; Diuretic; Emollient; Expectorant; Hypoglycemic; Immunostimulant; Laxative; Litholytic; Mucogenic; Nephrotonic; Parasiticide; Pectoral; Phagocytotic; Suppurative; Tonic; Vermifuge; Vulnerary.


Tea, Extract, Tincture, Decoction


Class 1. Hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages. Commission E reports absorption of other drugs taken simultaneously may be delayed


Duke, J. A. 1985. CRC Handbook of Medicinal Herbs. Boca Raton, Florida, CRC Press, Inc.

FDA Statement - Not intended to diagnose, prevent, treat, or cure through the sale of this Herb. Use at your own risk. Information provided is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace consultation with your physician. The FDA has not evaluated this statement. 

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