Althaea officinalis


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Althaea

(al-the'a) [L. althaea, fr Gr. althaia, marshmallow]
A genus of about a dozen perennial herbs native to western Asia and Europe.

Althaea officinalis

See: marshmallow
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The first seven "Herbal Insights" provide brief profiles on the following popular herbs: chamomile (Matricaria recutita), peppermint (Mentha x piperita), ginger (Zingiber officinale), licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra), marshmallow (Althaea officinalis), senna (Senna alexandrina) and slippery elm (Ulma rubra) bark.
61.25 Phase C Almondermin AF LS 8767 (Cognis) 3.00 (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.S.) aqua (and) linum usitatissimum extract (and) xanthan gum (and) althaea officinalis extract (and) prunus amygdalus dulcis extract (EU) Phase D Ethanol (denatured) 10.00 Citric acid (10%) q.s.
Nosal'ova G, Strapkova A, Kardosova A, Capek P (1993) Antitussive activity of a rhamnogalacturonan isolated from the roots of Althaea officinalis L., var.