Nature’s Answer Marshmallow Root
Marshmallow Root (Althaea officinalis) has been used for thousands of years throughout the ancient Egyptian, Arab, Greek, and Roman cultures. If was referred to in Homer’s “Iliad over 2,800 years ago. The genus name Althaea, was derived from the Greek word ‘altheo’ meaning to heal. The Marshmallow plant grows wild in many areas of the world, including Europe, Asia and North America. It is part of the Malvaceae family, which also includes its domesticated cousin, Holly Hocks. Marshmallow plants contain a sticky substance which makes the plant very is easy to identify as a demulcent. A demulcent refers to an herb that is widely used to sooth all kinds of irritations * and to support the health of mucous membranes, such as skin and the inner lining of the gastrointestinal tract. * In addition, the Marshmallow plant was originally used to make the white fluffy candies called Marshmallows!
Marshmallow Root 1 oz Alcohol Free Liquid Extract
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease
All plants have unique chemical characteristics, markers, and natural patterns that can be used to identify them (just like human fingerprints). Our in house laboratory has accumulated and preserved over 800 plant specimens, creating one of the most comprehensive collections of genetically verified plant specimens found anywhere in the world. Our state of the art laboratory equipment has identified each and every plant’s distinctive botanical fingerprint, which we then use as our baseline to analyze the quality and purity of every incoming botanical used to manufacture our products. This unique process is our Advanced Botanical Fingerprint Technology®, and we take great pride in knowing that it allows us to completely assure you that your products contain only the highest quality botanical ingredients.
Using carefully controlled extraction techniques, we capture the holistic balance® of each herb and the value is passed on to you, our customer. From plant to shelf™, you can be assured that we know exactly what’s in the product in your hand, and we guarantee it is authentic, safe, effective, holistically balanced®, and of course….Nature’s Answer®.