Marshmallow root is an herb you can drink in tea, apply as an ointment or consume as an extract. Its benefits include
Cough and cold treatment
Dealing with a stubborn cough or cold? Marshmallow root may be just what you need. When taken orally, it will reduce the swelling, pain, and congestion associated with these illnesses. It is a particularly effective flu treatment when used with other anti-inflammatory and antibacterial herbs like lemon.
Studies have recently shown that the antioxidants like those found in marshmallows enable it to prevent oxidative damage to human cells. This property is crucial for preventing chronic illnesses like tumors and inflammatory disorders