Marshmallow Leaf, c/s (Althaea officinalis)
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Botanical Name: Althea officinalis
Common Names: Marshmallow Leaf
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Marshmallow can be found growing in damp environments such as riverbanks, seascapes, and marshes. A member of the mucilage containing Malvaceae family, Althaea officinalis has been consumed for millennia as an edible food and used for its gentle, soothing properties. Marshmallow Leaf is a natural source of beta-carotene, amino acids, minerals and vitamins. Althea officinalis also contains large amounts of vitamin A, calcium, zinc and significant amounts of iron, sodium, iodine and B-complex vitamins. Marshmallow leaves can be used topically in skin care recipes, blended into herbal syrups, or infused as marshmallow tea.
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