althaea officinalis

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A great skin herb with numerous medicinal benefits, especially in soothing the mucus membranes and respiratory tract. Helps counteract excess stomach acid, peptic ulcers and gastritis. Has laxative properties and soothes irritated or inflamed mucus membranes to help heal intestinal issues like colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, cystitis and frequent urination. Helps with bronchitis, urinary and digestive system irritations, asthma and inflamed skin, boils, abscesses. Used for all kinds of skin conditions like skin ulcers etc. Soothes sore throat or hoarseness from talking, yelling or singing too much. The leaves can be eaten right off the plant or in salads. The roots are very high in sugar, so diabetics should avoid the root.
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According to the role of biofilms in pathogenicity and the results of this study, different concentrations of the plant extracts showed a high capability of inhibition in biofilm bacteria formation and it reveals the potential of Althaea officinalis extracts as an alternative and complementary medicine for P.
Fructose is present in appreciable quantity in Matricaria chamomella while Althaea officinalis has the highest amount of sucrose among the plants under study.
00 (Water (and) water (and) linum usitatissi mum (linseed) seed extract (and) xanthan gum (and) althaea officinalis root extract (and) prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) fruit extract (U.
Nosal'ova G, Strapkova A, Kardosova A, Capek P (1993) Antitussive activity of a rhamnogalacturonan isolated from the roots of Althaea officinalis L.