In June and July marshmallow bears light pink to white flowers. The beautiful flowers are alluring, but it is the root of this plant that contains most mucilage and is used to prepare the marshmallow tea.
- Skin infection caused by parasites (Leishmania lesions)
- Skin inflammation
- Insect bites
- Chapped skin
- Stomach and intestinal ulcers
- Irritation of the mouth and throat
- Dry cough
Unlike other teas, marshmallow root is infused in cold or lukewarm water. Pour 150 ml cold or lukewarm water over a teaspoonful of marshmallow root and leave to infuse for 30 minutes stirring occasionally and then strain it. Drink the tea sip by sip, 2-3 times daily.
Packing: 50 g marshmallow root