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Marshmallow is a Herb


Most of us know marshmallow as that sweet sticky delight.

It is a part of every kids’ childhood.

Marshmallow is a confection that, in its modern form, typically consists of sugar, corn syrup, water, gelatin that has been softened in hot water, dextrose, vanilla flavorings, and sometimes coloring, whipped to a spongy consistency. Some marshmallow recipes call for eggs. This confection is the modern version of a medicinal confection made from Althaea officinalis, the marshmallow plant. – Wikipedia

Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis)

Althaea officinalis

Marshmallow is a genus Althaea, belonging to the family Malvaceae, native to Africa. The herb has been used in tradtional medicine as a medicinal plant and ornamental plant in treating irritation of mucus membranes, such as mouth and throat ulcers, and gastric ulcers, cough, etc.

If you want to read more about the health benefits, follow my source: Medical Advisor Journals


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