Althea officinalis


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Related to Althea officinalis: Marshmallow root
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Synonyms for Althea officinalis

European perennial plant naturalized in United States having triangular ovate leaves and lilac-pink flowers

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(26.) Deters, A., Zippel, J., Hellenbrand, N., Pappai, D., Possemeyer, C., & Hensel, A.Aqueous extracts and polysaccharides from Marshmallow roots (Althea officinalis L.): Cellular internalisation and stimulation of cell physiology of human epithelial cells in vitro.
Total Berberis vulgaris 1:2 20 mL Matricaria recutita 1:2 20 mL Echinacea root blend 1:2 25 mL Hydrastic canadensis 1:3 15 mL Althea officinalis 1:5 20 mL TOTAL 100 mL Dose 5 mL twice daily for the first week, thereafter 7.5 mL twice daily.
Slippery elm, Ulmus fulva and marshmallow root, Althea officinalis, have anti-inflammatory properties to soothe the stomach and irritated
It also includes marshmallow root (Althea officinalis), an herb that contains impressive amounts of mucilage polysaccharides that are known to soothe and lubricate digestive mucosa while stimulating immune functions in the gut.
The marshmallow plant (Althea officinalis) was used in early recipes to make what we know as marshmallows.