This amazing herb has been in use by humans for thousands of years all over the world. The entire plant is edible, from the roots right up to the flowers. Today, this powerful and hugely nutritious herb is mainly consumed through capsule, liquid extract, or tea. It is a natural herb considered to be safe and is used to improve a variety of health issues.
COMMON COLDS - When taken orally, it exudes antitussive properties that would soothe a sore throat, cough, reduce swollen lymph nodes, and also healing time. It also acts as an enzyme by loosening mucus and reducing bacteria. Combine it with other anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial herbs and your cold is in for a shock.
ANTI-AGING - Great news for ladies here. Mucilage, found in marshmallow root, is a natural way to keep hydrated, and this is important to the health of your skin. It therefore, reduces fine lines and increases even-toned complexion. Application of the cream form twice a day would boost your skin health.
DIGESTION - It treats many digestive issues such as constipation, diarrhea, colic issues, and stomach ulcers. Not only do you get instant relief but long-term benefits as well. One study revealed that after only one month’s usage of the extract, stomach ulcers went down significantly. The Mucilage layers the inside of the digestive tract, preventing future irritation and stimulating tissue regeneration.
ACID REFLUX - You do not need antacids. Whether you are looking for instant relief or a permanent fix to this, marshmallow root is for you. When mixed with water, the root becomes gooey. This coats the oesophagus and throat, allowing the anti-inflammatory properties to soothe irritated muscles and mucous membranes. To derive full benefits it must be consumed regularly.
So, if any of the above is an issue for you, maybe this is your answer. Stay safe, be healthy.