view cart menu separator categories menu separator faq
advanced search
categories  > Bulk Herbs & Botanicals (25)
1 Lb. MARSHMALLOW LEAF Althaea Officinalis -Medicinal Herb
 

1 Lb. MARSHMALLOW LEAF Althaea Officinalis -Medicinal Herb

Price: $19.95 add to cart     
Feedback: 89.90%, 2553 sales Ask seller a question
Shipping: US-Mainland: $9.00 (more destinations)
Sales Tax: New York: 8.625%
Condition: Brand new
Payment Options: Money Order, Cashier's Check,
*The store has not been updated recently. You may want to contact the merchant to confirm the availability of the product.
Marshmallow (althaea officinalis) is more well-known as the sugary treat that it can be used to make than the plant itself. Marshmallow a.k.a. Marsh Mallow, is an ornamental and medicinal plant that is indigenous to Africa. Growing to be about 3-4 feet in height, this hardy perennial has attractive five-petaled pinkish-white flowers. Marshmallow leaves are used fresh or dried. They are eaten in salads, as vegetable or made as a tea. Marshmallow’s use as a medicinal herb has extended for thousands of years with applications that include asthma, bronchitis, colds, coughs, Crohn’s disease, heartburn, inflammatory bowel disease, sore throat, stomach ulcers and ulcerative colitis. Most of these remedies are due to the mucilage found in the leaves and roots. This gelatinous substance has the ability to coat the digestive tract and throat. And it is this same substance that lends to the consistency of the sweet treat it can be made into. And it seems that the treat had its beginnings as a sore throat remedy. The evolution of the marshmallow appears to have begun with the Ancient Egyptians. But it was also influenced by the French who eventually replaced marshmallow mucilage with simple gelatin because gelatin was easier to acquire. But for vegans, you can still find suppliers that use this plant as the basis for their marshmallows.
Other Products from worldseedsupply:View all products
5 PASSIFLORA QUADRANGULARIS Giant Grenadilla seeds
$1.49
1 oz. MINIATURE BLUE CORN seeds - Popcorn + Ornamental
$4.99
1 oz. AMAZONIAN IPORURU HERB POWDER- Alchornea Castaneifolia -Aphrodisiac, Pain
$3.99
20 Coryphantha Macromeris DONA ANA CACTUS seeds
$1.95
1 oz. 90% Pure Stevia Extract Powder- Natural Sweetener
$4.75
1g. FLOWER BUDS --TOOTHACHE PLANT Spilanthes Acmella
$2.95
1 oz. WHEATGRASS SEEDS *Wheat Grass* Triticum Aestivum -
$2.49
1 oz. WILD AFRICAN MYRRH GUM RESIN medicinal incense
$3.45
20g Coleus Forskohlii 10:1 Extract, Forskolin, Fat burner, Asthma, Ayurveda herb
$9.75
75 DANDELION medicinal flower seeds- Endive -HERB SEEDS
$1.99
Last Updated: 7 Jun 2016 12:07:03 PDT home  |  about  |  terms  |  contact
Powered by eCRATER - a free online store builder