Marshmallow Root OG
Marshmallow roots. Althaea officinalis.
Certified Organic by MOFGA and grown regeneratively by one of the Meeting House Farm Collaborative Farms.
Available dried (chipped).
Chipped roots are dried immediately after harvest in an on-farm organic certified drying facility to maximize potency and preserve quality.
Pre-orders are closed until Spring of 2024.
For customers who pre-ordered from our 2023 harvest, you were put into a queue for the next harvested pound. Orders will ship out in the order they were received.
Smaller bags (1 oz and 4 oz sizes) will be made available once we have filled all pre-orders.
We typically harvest Marshmallow roots in September/October.
In the Apothecary:
Preparations: Cold water infusion of fresh or dried root. May be preserved with alcohol.
Uses: Respiratory & digestive system support.
Energetics: Cooling & Moist
Tastes: sweet, syrupy
Herbal Action: Demulcent, emollient, diuretic. Roots especially will coat the throat and the digestive tract to reduce inflammation and aid in the body's own healing.
From our Experience:
We make marshmallow extract using a cold-water infusion. We add white pine or wild cherry extract and honey to make a wonderful cough syrup for our family.