Marshmallow leaves used for bronchial disorders.
Marshmallow root has a soothing action in cases of urinary tract infections.
Marshmallow roots make a soothing, coating syrup for the entire digestive tract. Especially helpful with ulcers and gastritis. Flowers used as a cough expectorant.
Marshmallow root is soothing for any type of heat or inflammation especially in the mucus membranes. Macerate the root for a moistening beverage for a dry cough or hard stools.
Make a paste of the root powder and apply to skin inflammations and ulcers. Will help to pull out splinters.
The root maceration is soothing to burns and skin eruptions.
Sweet, cool, moist.
Flowers Mucilage, flavonoids. Leaves Mucilage, flavonoids. cournarin, salicylic and other phenol acids.
Roots: Mucilage (18-35%), pectin, polysaccarides, asparagin, sugars, tannins.
Flower Expectorant. Leaves Expectorant, diuretic, demulcent and emollient. Root Demulcent, expectorant, diuretic, alterative, nutritive, and anti- inflammatory.
Perennial herb grown from seed requiring sun and drainage. Produces beautiful light pink flowers.