Internal dosage:- root powder: ½ tsp of dried root per lb of food, sprinkled onto food once or twice daily.
Topical solution:- Mix ground herb or powdered marshmallow root and hot water to make a paste. Let it cool until warm to the touch. Put it on the affected area and cover with soft cotton to make a poultice.
You can also put the powder or herb inside the soft cotton and tie off to make a sac. Soak it in warm water and dab it on the wound until it cools.
Also been known as
Diuretic – increases the flow of urine to help remove water and salt from the body;
Antimicrobial – destroys and inhibits the growth of bacteria, viruses and fungi.
Anti-inflammatory – reduces redness, swelling and itching associated with inflammation;
Expectorant – helps remove mucus from the respiratory tract;
Hypoglycemic – lowers blood sugar;
Immunostimulant – increases the immune system’s ability to fight disease