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{"id":390399299,"title":"Marshmallow Root - (Althaea officinalis) - 35 grams","handle":"althaea-althaea-officinalis-35-grams","description":"\u003cb\u003eMARSHMALLOW ROOT\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cb\u003e - Althaea officinalis -Mallow family\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eCommon names: Althea, marshmallow, sweetweed\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHISTORY OF USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis herb has a long history of use among many herbal traditions including Chinese, Greek, Roman, and ancient Egyptian. It has continued usage into western herbalism. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eHistorically, Marshmallow has been used by a variety of people for a variety of ailments. Hippocrates felt that it was of immense value in the treatment of wounds. Charlemagne demanded that it be cultivated in his domain. The ancient Arabs used the leaves to suppress inflammation, sores and swelling. The Egyptians ate mallow for food. In France, the tops and tender leaves of Marshmallow were used in spring salads to stimulate the kidneys. Gypsy babies chew Marshmallow roots to help them with their teething.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIt is wonderfully soothing to mucous membranes of the body that are irritated, dried out, and hot. The leaves have an affinity to the mucus membranes of the lungs and urinary tract. The root, though it can be used for the entire body, will show affinity to the digestive tract.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCULINARY USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarshmallow root has long been used as a food, particularly during times of famine when it is more abundant than other vegetables. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIn the late 1800s marshmallow's roots were cooked with sugar and whipped to create the first marshmallows. Although conventional marshmallows are no longer made this way, you can still make your own marshmallows\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e using marshmallow root. The roots may also be roasted or boiled as a side dish or used to make a broth for soup.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eMEDICINAL USE \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe herb is mainly used internally, especially for bronchial afflictions. Use where there are dried out, overheated mucus membranes anywhere in the body. A cold infusion will draw out more mucilage than a warm infusion.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eUrinary system: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarshmallow is a diuretic and is good for the kidneys. One of Dr. Christopher's students gave her son a marshmallow root to chew on when he was doubled over in pain from severe kidney pain from being unable to void his urine. Within seconds of chewing the root he was able to void his urine, and received relief from the excruciating pain. It is helpful in dealing with gravel, inflammation of the kidneys, cystitis, and bladder infections.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eIntegumentary system:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e It has been used for mastitis, skin irritations, and in sitz baths externally  to relieve rectal irritations. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDigestive system:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e The root will help soothe irritated mucous membranes, especially in the digestive tract, sores in mouth, sore throat. Good for indigestion, stomach sensitivity, constipation, colitis, IBS. Other uses of Marshmallow include soothing and healing to the inflamed respiratory, alimentary, intestinal, and genitourinary areas.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eExternal: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarshmallow root compress, or infused into olive oil and made into a salve, and applied on the skin has traditionally been used to treat varicose veins, and any irritated mucus membrane. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eFLAVOR \u0026amp; ENERGETICS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe root is somewhat salty, sweet, cooling, mucilaginous. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eACTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eDemulcent, diuretic, emollient, vulnerary, moistening, soothing, anti-inflammatory, softening. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCONSTITUENTS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarshmallow root contains a high amount of mucilage, 25-35%. It also contains tannins, pectin, aspargine.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCAUTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarshmallow root is known to decrease blood sugar.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eTEA BLENDS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFor stomach formulas add chamomile and mint.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDISCLAIMER\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.\u003c\/span\u003e","published_at":"2014-10-21T18:08:00-04:00","created_at":"2014-10-21T18:08:36-04:00","vendor":"Stamatopoulos \u0026 Sons","type":"Herbs, Teas, \u0026 Spices","tags":["Herbs \u0026 Spices \u0026 Teas"],"price":99,"price_min":99,"price_max":800,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":914743867,"title":"35g","option1":"35g","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"728943763881","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Marshmallow Root - (Althaea officinalis) - 35 grams - 35g","public_title":"35g","options":["35g"],"price":800,"weight":35,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":54,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"728943763881"},{"id":37444172876,"title":"1oz","option1":"1oz","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"728943763882b","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Marshmallow Root - (Althaea officinalis) - 35 grams - 1oz","public_title":"1oz","options":["1oz"],"price":99,"weight":35,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":13,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"728943763881"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0677\/1065\/products\/600_x_600_Marshmallow1.jpg?v=1487877213","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0677\/1065\/products\/600_x_600_Marshmallow.jpg?v=1487877213"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0677\/1065\/products\/600_x_600_Marshmallow1.jpg?v=1487877213","options":["Size"],"content":"\u003cb\u003eMARSHMALLOW ROOT\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cb\u003e - Althaea officinalis -Mallow family\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eCommon names: Althea, marshmallow, sweetweed\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHISTORY OF USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis herb has a long history of use among many herbal traditions including Chinese, Greek, Roman, and ancient Egyptian. 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The root, though it can be used for the entire body, will show affinity to the digestive tract.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCULINARY USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarshmallow root has long been used as a food, particularly during times of famine when it is more abundant than other vegetables. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIn the late 1800s marshmallow's roots were cooked with sugar and whipped to create the first marshmallows. Although conventional marshmallows are no longer made this way, you can still make your own marshmallows\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e using marshmallow root. The roots may also be roasted or boiled as a side dish or used to make a broth for soup.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eMEDICINAL USE \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe herb is mainly used internally, especially for bronchial afflictions. Use where there are dried out, overheated mucus membranes anywhere in the body. A cold infusion will draw out more mucilage than a warm infusion.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eUrinary system: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarshmallow is a diuretic and is good for the kidneys. One of Dr. Christopher's students gave her son a marshmallow root to chew on when he was doubled over in pain from severe kidney pain from being unable to void his urine. Within seconds of chewing the root he was able to void his urine, and received relief from the excruciating pain. It is helpful in dealing with gravel, inflammation of the kidneys, cystitis, and bladder infections.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eIntegumentary system:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e It has been used for mastitis, skin irritations, and in sitz baths externally  to relieve rectal irritations. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDigestive system:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e The root will help soothe irritated mucous membranes, especially in the digestive tract, sores in mouth, sore throat. Good for indigestion, stomach sensitivity, constipation, colitis, IBS. 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It also contains tannins, pectin, aspargine.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCAUTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMarshmallow root is known to decrease blood sugar.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eTEA BLENDS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFor stomach formulas add chamomile and mint.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDISCLAIMER\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.\u003c\/span\u003e"}

Marshmallow Root - (Althaea officinalis) - 35 grams

Product Description
MARSHMALLOW ROOT - Althaea officinalis -Mallow family
Common names: Althea, marshmallow, sweetweed

HISTORY OF USE
This herb has a long history of use among many herbal traditions including Chinese, Greek, Roman, and ancient Egyptian. It has continued usage into western herbalism.
Historically, Marshmallow has been used by a variety of people for a variety of ailments. Hippocrates felt that it was of immense value in the treatment of wounds. Charlemagne demanded that it be cultivated in his domain. The ancient Arabs used the leaves to suppress inflammation, sores and swelling. The Egyptians ate mallow for food. In France, the tops and tender leaves of Marshmallow were used in spring salads to stimulate the kidneys. Gypsy babies chew Marshmallow roots to help them with their teething.
It is wonderfully soothing to mucous membranes of the body that are irritated, dried out, and hot. The leaves have an affinity to the mucus membranes of the lungs and urinary tract. The root, though it can be used for the entire body, will show affinity to the digestive tract.

CULINARY USE
Marshmallow root has long been used as a food, particularly during times of famine when it is more abundant than other vegetables. In the late 1800s marshmallow's roots were cooked with sugar and whipped to create the first marshmallows. Although conventional marshmallows are no longer made this way, you can still make your own marshmallows using marshmallow root. The roots may also be roasted or boiled as a side dish or used to make a broth for soup.

MEDICINAL USE
The herb is mainly used internally, especially for bronchial afflictions. Use where there are dried out, overheated mucus membranes anywhere in the body. A cold infusion will draw out more mucilage than a warm infusion.
Urinary system: Marshmallow is a diuretic and is good for the kidneys. One of Dr. Christopher's students gave her son a marshmallow root to chew on when he was doubled over in pain from severe kidney pain from being unable to void his urine. Within seconds of chewing the root he was able to void his urine, and received relief from the excruciating pain. It is helpful in dealing with gravel, inflammation of the kidneys, cystitis, and bladder infections.
Integumentary system: It has been used for mastitis, skin irritations, and in sitz baths externally  to relieve rectal irritations.
Digestive system: The root will help soothe irritated mucous membranes, especially in the digestive tract, sores in mouth, sore throat. Good for indigestion, stomach sensitivity, constipation, colitis, IBS. Other uses of Marshmallow include soothing and healing to the inflamed respiratory, alimentary, intestinal, and genitourinary areas.
External: Marshmallow root compress, or infused into olive oil and made into a salve, and applied on the skin has traditionally been used to treat varicose veins, and any irritated mucus membrane.

FLAVOR & ENERGETICS
The root is somewhat salty, sweet, cooling, mucilaginous.

ACTIONS
Demulcent, diuretic, emollient, vulnerary, moistening, soothing, anti-inflammatory, softening.

CONSTITUENTS
Marshmallow root contains a high amount of mucilage, 25-35%. It also contains tannins, pectin, aspargine.

CAUTIONS
Marshmallow root is known to decrease blood sugar.

TEA BLENDS
For stomach formulas add chamomile and mint.

DISCLAIMER
This information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.
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