Herbal Information For You
Marshmallow has been used for centuries as an herbal remedy. Because of its mucilaginous properties it is a very soothing and healing herb. It is beneficial in removing stones and gravel from the urinary tract and also for treating hemorrhages. It is used externally as a poultice for sprains, chap skin and other skin inflammations.
Marshmallow soothes sore
throats, treats respiratory problems and has been used to heal the common
cold. It acts as a diuretic as well. It has
been used to treat asthma, bronchitis, coughs, colitis, indigestion and
Marshmallow may also lower blood sugar levels.
CAUTION: Check with your doctor before taking it if you are diabetic.
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