Culinary and Medicinal Herbs

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Culinary and Medicinal Herbs

Postby panamint_patty » Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:42 pm

Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis)
The original marshmallow treat was made using the roots, but nowadays there is none of this plant in the marshmallows you buy at the store. The roots are supposed to be good for the respiratory tract and have been considered as a treatment for coronavirus infections.
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Re: Culinary and Medicinal Herbs

Postby panamint_patty » Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:47 pm

The Natural History of the Marshmallow
And this video connects the plant with the confectionery treat.
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Re: Culinary and Medicinal Herbs

Postby panamint_patty » Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:54 pm

Survival Medicine - Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis)
Good info on the marsh mallow plant.
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