Country of Origin: Poland
Althaea or marshmallow has the impressive ability to improve skin health. It has been used since ancient times to soothe skin's inflammation. It can be applied to heal psoriasis, acne and to reduce aging signs and wrinkles. The antibacterial action of the althaea root prevents infections, while its antioxidant properties speed up the healing process of the skin.
Althaea' s expectorant action helps to eliminate mucus and inflammation. It is ideal for bronchitis, for colds and generally for upper respiratory tract disorders.
Althaea root helps strengthen the immune system as it has antibacterial and anti-viral properties. It prevents entry of pathogenic microorganisms and enhances metabolism.
The anti-inflammatory action of althaea acts against arthritis and reduces pain and swelling of the joints.
Its anti-inflammatory effect also prevents gastric ulcers, constipation, diarrhea, and gastroesophageal reflux. Althaea improves and accelerates the digestion process, strengthens peristaltic bowel movement and ensures nutrient intake.
The root of althaea contributes significantly to the regulation of blood sugar. It regulates the release of glucose and insulin in the body and protects diabetic patients from the dangerous ups and downs of the blood sugar.
It has a slight diuretic action and plays an important role in proper kidney health. By consuming althea root, salts, toxins and fat is eliminated from the body through urination. Thanks to its diuretic action, liquid retention is avoided.
It is forbidden to use althaea root during pregnancy. It is forbidden to use it in combination with any other medication, especially in combination with diabetic therapy. Consult your doctor before starting any use of this herb.
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