Marshmallow 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.
Can assist with
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.
Recommended adult dosage
Adults: Take two capsules with a meal three times daily.
Not to be used in children under two years of age without medical advice. If cough or other symptoms persist, seek advice from a healthcare practitioner.