Marshmallow is considered a medicinal herb. It's root, leaves and flowers are all edible. Many people use marshmallow root for various ailments, including coughs, skin irritation, and digestive problems, such as ulcers. It comes in the forms of a powder, capsule, tea, and cough syrup. Studies have indicated it may help treat a dry cough if in a lozenge or syrup.
They indicate that this could help with protecting the stomach lining from ulcers and preventing problems in the throat from gastric reflux. Used topically, it can help with skin wounds and insect bits.
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