Althea Root Powder, Wildcrafted
Althea root is the stronger part of the Marshmallow plant. It contains a protective substance known as mucilage poly-saccharides that soothe, heal, moisturize and protect inflamed tissues.
Botanical Name: Althaea officinalis
Country of Origin: USA
Plant Part Used: root
Constituents: mucilage (in the root up to 35% and in the leaf about 10%)
Suggested Usage Rate: up to user’s discretion
Properties: anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, emollient, anti-microbial, wound healing, soothing, helps to obtain moisture from the air and hold to the skin
Solubility: will not dissolve but can be made into a solution whether with water (like a tea) or alcohol and many times glycerin and then possibly used in product manufacturing
Storage Recommendation: we recommend storage in an airtight container, zip lock bag if container not accessible but always store in a cool, dark environment or freezer to preserve freshness and potency.
Due to insurance and FDA regulations, we are not able to suggest specific dosage information. We will not answer questions or make suggestions pertaining to any type of medical or healthcare.