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Marshmallow Leaf Bulk Herb 2.0 oz

Marshmallow Leaf Bulk Herb 2.0 oz

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Marshmallow leaf 
Botanical Name: Althaea officinalis
Origin: USA

Properties

Demulcent Properties: Marshmallow leaf contains mucilage, a gel-like substance that can coat and soothe mucous membranes, particularly in the oral and pharyngeal regions. This demulcent action helps alleviate irritation and dryness, making it beneficial for conditions such as dry cough and oral discomfort.

Anti-Inflammatory Properties: The anti-inflammatory properties of marshmallow leaf contribute to its effectiveness in managing respiratory complaints. It may help reduce inflammation in the respiratory tract, making it beneficial for conditions like bronchitis or other respiratory issues.

Expectorant Properties: Marshmallow leaf can facilitate the expulsion of mucus from the respiratory system. This expectorant action makes it helpful in easing respiratory congestion and promoting easier breathing, particularly in cases of coughs and colds.

Emollient Properties: The emollient nature of marshmallow leaf can be soothing to the mucous membranes of the digestive and urinary tracts. This quality is especially useful in addressing irritation and mild discomfort in the gastric mucosa, potentially making it beneficial for gastrointestinal problems like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and colitis

Diuretic Properties: Marshmallow leaf's diuretic properties can aid in promoting increased urine production. This may be helpful in addressing urinary tract discomforts and promoting overall kidney health by assisting in the elimination of waste products from the body.


It's important to note that while marshmallow leaf is generally considered safe for many people, individual responses may vary. As with any herbal remedy, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before using it, especially if you have pre-existing health conditions or are taking medications. Additionally, the dosage and form in which marshmallow leaf is consumed (tea, tincture, etc.) can impact its effects, so proper guidance is recommended.

Statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease

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