Marshmallow.althaea officinalis

Marshmallow

Marshmallow. Althaea officinalis.: The roots, leaves and flowers are used as a source of a mucilage that is moistening, soothing and anti-inflammatory. It’s slightly salty, so used as a diuretic therefor having a soothing effect on kidneys and bladder .
Treats: Sore, inflamed eyes, sore throat, swollen hard glands, dry cough in throat, harden congestion, bronchitis, asthma, whooping cough, anti-inflammatory to digestive tract, burning acid stomach, ulcers, constipation, hemorrhoids, painful urination, sore nipples during lactation, arthritis in knee, sores, burns, inflames skin, HBP, diabetes, chemotherapy,
Usage: Root to be used in tea. To be used w/ cold water and seeped over night, then strained and consumed.

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