Marshallow has a high mucilage content giving it emollient and demulcent properties. Mucilage, when mixed with water expands to many times its original volume. This can provide a soothing effect that has been found to be of particular use in inflammatory conditions of the digestive system. The mucilage in Marshmallow has also been found to have a soothing effect in the respiratory tract.
- Marshmallow has soothing and demulcent properties due to its mucilage content.
- Traditionally used to help soothe irritating coughs.
- May help soothe the mucous membranes that line the urinary and digestive tracts.
Each ' preservative free' capsule contains:
Althaea officinalis (Marshmallo) root powder 450mg
Take two capsules with a meal three times daily.
Not to be used by children under two years of age without medical advice.
If cough or other symptoms persist, seek advice from a healthcare practitioner.