Botanical Name: Althea Officinalis
Common Name: marsh-mallow, marsh mallow, common marshmallow
What are Marshmallow Leaves?
Marshmallow is not just the white fluffy candy treat passed around bonfires or plopped into your hot chocolate, it is also an herb with myriad holistic qualities. Marshmallow is a perennial plant native to Africa with short round leaves and small pale flowers.
How to consume Marshmallow Leaves
The roots and leaves of marshmallow are used medicinally for teas, tinctures, oils, and capsules.