th the leaves and the root of the marshmallow plant are used for medicinal purposes. The active constituents of the leaves are mucilage, tannins, phenolic acid and volatile oils. The ones of the marshmallow roots are mucilage, asparagines, flavonoids, tannins, quercetins and sugars.
-may help in the treatment of urethritis.
-may aid in flushing out kidney stones.
-may help relieve sore throat.
-may help ease inflammations of the mouth and soothe the bronchial tubes.
-may help in treating some digestive disorders such as gastritis, colitis and peptic ulcers.
- may help increase the flow of breast milk.