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Marshmallow RootSolaray: Marshmallow root 100ct 480mg

Marshmallow (althea officinalis) is one of the native plants of Europe and currently has spread across the Africa, Asia and America. This plant thrives in dark swamps and salt. Marshmallow root has long been used in traditional medicine by Arab society, ancient Egyptian, Roman, Chinese, and other Asian communities. The plant is rich in anti oxidants, very powerful to increase endurance and overcome various diseases such as sore throat, fever, flu, and others. Marshmallow root is also often used to gargle. Anti inflammatory properties owned by marshmallow root can also be used topically to address a variety of skin diseases such as psoriasis and eczema. Besides efficacious drugs, this plant now also widely cultivated as an ornamental plant.

The content of marshmallow root

Almost all parts of the plant contains mucilage and other chemical compounds, such as polysaccharides, quercetin, kaaempferol, asparagine, tannins, lecithin, and pectin. These substances will expand and form a soft gel when mixed with water.

Benefits of marshmallow root

Marshmallow has long been used in traditional medicine to cope with various types of disease.

Here are the benefits of marshmallow in the health field:

  • – Address a variety of flu symptoms, such as sore throat and other respiratory disorders. Herbs can also be used to gargle.
  • – To overcome diarrhea and other digestive disorders, such as IBS, and reflux disease.
  • – Cope with arthritis
  • – To overcome the inflammation in almost all gastrointestinal tract, including mouth ulcers, peptic ulcers, hiatal hernias, enteritis and colitis.
  • – Improve digestion
  • – Treating skin problems such as eczema and psoriasis. This herb has anti inflammatory properties and the ability to repair damaged tissue.
  • – Improve the performance of the liver
  • – Increase the endurance
  • – Lose weight

Consuming marshmallow  can suppress appetite and make you feel full faster. This is caused by the content of starch on marshmallow that expand when mixed with liquid. The gel that expands will make you feel full faster. Gel that expands can also  coating the digestive tract, thus it can prevent the absorption of fat.

Side effects marshmallow root

In general, marshmallow  is safe to use by humans. So far has been no report about the dangers of consuming marshmallow. Side effects can occur if you have problems with diabetes, alcohol dependence and pregnant women. Marshmallow contain a very high sugar content, so it can improve blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.

How to use marshmallow root

Marshmallow can be used mainly for external and internal treatment. For external treatment , marshmallow can be used topically to addressed a variety of skin diseases. For within treatment, marshmallow can be soaked in hot water for an hour and drink when cool. Currently marshmallow is packaged in a variety of health product such as tea, tablets and liquids. Packaging 5mg tablet can be taken once a day. Packaging of liquid can be consumed about 10 ml three times a day.

Interactions with other drugs

If you use the marshmallow root should consult with your doctor, especially if you are taking certain medications. Gel on marshmallow root can cover the walls of the digestive system may block the absorption of drugs. If you are taking the drug should be about two hours before or after taking marshmallow root.