marshmallow

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spongy confection made of gelatin and sugar and corn syrup and dusted with powdered sugar

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In this study we assayed the effect of Althaea officinalis extract on growth and biofilm formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
This confection is the modern version of a medicinal confection made from Althaea officinalis, the marshmallow plant.
The antitussive activity of polysaccharides from Althaea officinalis 1.
Standards and microwave assisted water extracts from Achillea milleffolium (herb), Althaea officinalis (roots), Equisetum arvense (herb), Juglans regia (leaves), Matricaria chamomella (flowers) and Taraxacum officinale (herb) were the samples used for this study.
The name hibiscus is from the Greek word "hibiskos" which an ancient Greek botanist gave to the plant Althaea officinalis.