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MARSHMALLOW ROOT (Althea Officinalis)
is also known as white mallow herb. Other alternative names are Malvavisco, Althea, Khatmah, Usubeni-tatiaoi, Khitmi, Iviscus, and Ghasul. This psychoactive herb originated from Europe. Its therapeutic effect to the body explains why it is use as an alternative medicine.
Ancient medicines use this herb as a tea. It produces several desirable effects to the body, which are bound to prevent other lifestyle diseases such as hypertension. The marshmallow root had been adopted for domestic use in America. It is one of the identified beneficial herbal medicines in Asia, as well. This herb predominantly thrives in the salty and dark marshes.
The marshmallow root has several medicinal benefits. Aside from the roots, other part of this psychoactive herb is used as an active ingredient for teas, food supplement, and pharmaceutical medications.
Used as a remedy for sore throat. Ancient medicine extracts the large amount of mucilage found in this herb to treat respiratory problems such as pertussis (whooping cough) and bronchitis (inflammation of the bronchial tubes).
The active compound found in this herb produces therapeutic effect for alleviating the manifestations of diarrhea (watery stool). It improves the peristaltic movement, which facilitates proper digestion. The marshmallow root is effective for relieving the signs and symptoms of several digestive problems like Chron’s Disease, Gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD), and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Drinking of marshmallow root tea has been linked to weight loss, as well. The physiologic effect of the tea can block the bod
y’s receptor, which signals the hunger center of the brain. As a result, people who drank this tea may have the feeling of fullness, and thus, eat less.
Marshmallow root tea involves anti-inflammatory effect. It works effectively for reducing the occurrence of peptic ulcer disease (PUD), ulceration in the mouth, gastroenteritis, colitis, and hiatal hernia.
Marshmallow roots make a smooth smoke. It is ideal as a base for any herbal blend, like Mullein and Damiana.
Marshmallow is a protective and cleansing herb. Burning marshmallow cleanses an area, indoors or out or steep the leaves and flowers in oil and use the oil to anoint yourself when you feel the need to be protected from demons or spells cast against you. If you are journeying in the astral and wish some extra protection, apply this oil before you enter your trance. Marshmallow is also used for love and fertility spells and is suitable for handfastings or to enhance sex magic.
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BLUE LOTUS SUN DRIED Nymphaea caerulea
THE SACRED LILY
Sun Dried Blue Lotus Fades out the pretty blue color but leaves a High Potency Smoking or Tea Quality Herb
When the ancients smoked or drank Blue Lotus after being soaked in water or wine, it was said it acted as an intoxicant.
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