POWDERED MARSHMALLOW ROOT, i.e. marshmallow root (Althaea officinalis), is a product obtained from the roots of this herb. After proper drying and grinding, the marshmallow root is converted into a powder that can be used as a dietary supplement or ingredient in herbal preparations.
Marshmallow root is rich in mucus, polysaccharides, flavonoids and tannins, thanks to which it has healing properties. The main action of marshmallow root is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral and soothing effects. Traditionally, it is used in problems with the digestive, respiratory and urinary systems.
In the context of physical activity, marshmallow root can have the following potential benefits:
- Supporting the regeneration of the body. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, marshmallow root can help relieve muscle pain, accelerating recovery after intense physical exertion.
- Respiratory support. Marshmallow root can soothe irritation of the respiratory mucosa and accelerate the excretion of mucus. This can be beneficial for people who play sports, especially in the case of respiratory infections.
Dosage: 1 to 2 teaspoons of powder per day.