Marshmallow leaf is rich in mucilage which forms a protective thick coating around mucus membranes. It is also an anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti inflammatory, helping to soothe sore throats and the digestive tract.
Marshmallow root is also used to treat digestive, respiratory and skin conditions. Research indicates that marshmallow is an effective way to treat leaky gut syndrome as it helps restore integrity of the gut lining by forming a protective layer around small junctions.
**Please seek advice from your health care provider if symptoms persist.