4oz Marshmallow Leaf, Cut/Sifted, Althaea officinalis, Starwest pak
Marshmallow Leaf, cut and sifted, in 4 oz. Starwest packs. Croatia.
This is the plant responsible for the sticky sweet treat, featuring sugar, chemicals and powdered marshmallow root. The sugary confection has been made from the root of the Marshmallow plant since ancient times!
A lovely, ornamental plant in addition to its medicinal and culinary properties. Marshmallow Leaf is a natural source of beta-carotene, amino acids, minerals and vitamins. Althea officinalis also contains large amounts of vitamin A, calcium, zinc and significant amounts of iron, sodium, iodine and B-complex vitamins.
Common Names: Althea root, sweet weed, mallards, guimauve, mortification plant, schloss tea, wymote.