Marshmallow Root Powder

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Marshmallow Root Powder (Althaea officinalis) has numerous health benefits from aiding digestive and respiratory symptoms to helping with urinary health. . . . read more

Selected Size/Selection: 250g

$15.90 (AUD)
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Marshmallow root powder, derived from the Althaea officinalis plant, has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. 

  1. Digestive Health:

    • Soothes Stomach: Helps relieve symptoms of indigestion, heartburn, and stomach ulcers.
    • Supports Gut Health: Can promote the healing of the gut lining and reduce inflammation.
  2. Respiratory Health:

    • Eases Cough and Sore Throat: Acts as a demulcent, helping to soothe a sore throat and reduce coughing.
    • Helps with Bronchitis: Can assist in treating bronchitis and other respiratory issues by loosening mucus and promoting its expulsion.
  3. Anti-inflammatory Properties:

    • Reduces Inflammation: Contains mucilage that has anti-inflammatory effects, beneficial for conditions like arthritis.
  4. Skin Health:

    • Treats Skin Conditions: Used topically, it can help treat skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, and dry skin due to its anti-inflammatory and moisturising properties.
  5. Urinary Health:

    • Supports Urinary Tract: Helps soothe the urinary tract and may reduce the symptoms of urinary tract infections.
  6. Wound Healing:

    • Promotes Healing: Applied topically, it can help with wound healing and reduce skin irritation.
  7. Hydration:

    • Hydrates Tissues: The mucilage content helps hydrate tissues and can be beneficial for dry, irritated tissues.

Uses of Marshmallow Root Powder

  1. Dietary Supplement:

    • Capsules and Tablets: Often consumed in capsule or tablet form for ease of use.
    • Tinctures: Made into tinctures for a concentrated dose.
  2. Beverages:

    • Teas: Used in teas for its health benefits and soothing properties.
    • Smoothies: Added to smoothies for an extra health boost.
  3. Culinary Uses:

    • Cooking: Incorporated into various dishes and desserts for added nutrition and flavour.
    • Baking: Used in baking recipes for its unique taste.
  4. Topical Applications:

    • Skincare: Used in DIY skincare products for its anti-inflammatory and moisturising properties.

Recipes with Marshmallow Root Powder

1. Marshmallow Root Tea


  • 1 teaspoon marshmallow root powder
  • 1 cup hot water
  • Honey or lemon (optional)


  1. Add the marshmallow root powder to a cup of hot water.
  2. Stir well and let it steep for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Strain if desired, and add honey or lemon to taste.
  4. Enjoy warm.

2. Marshmallow Smoothie


  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup almond milk (or any preferred milk)
  • 1 teaspoon marshmallow root powder
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup frozen berries
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes


  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a glass and enjoy!

3. Marshmallow Root Energy Balls


  • 1 cup dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon marshmallow root powder
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut (optional, for rolling)


  1. Place the dates, almonds, oats, marshmallow root powder, chia seeds, honey, and vanilla extract in a food processor.
  2. Process until the mixture comes together and forms a sticky dough.
  3. Roll the dough into small balls.
  4. If desired, roll the balls in shredded coconut.
  5. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

4. Marshmallow Root Honey Marinade


  • 1 tablespoon marshmallow root powder
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil


  1. In a bowl, whisk together the marshmallow root powder, soy sauce, honey, lime juice, minced garlic, and sesame oil.
  2. Use the marinade for chicken, beef, or tofu, allowing it to marinate for at least 30 minutes before cooking.

5. Marshmallow Root Cookies


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon marshmallow root powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 large egg


  1. Preheat the oven to 175°C.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, marshmallow root powder, ginger, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the butter and brown sugar until creamy.
  4. Add the molasses and egg, and beat until well combined.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until combined.
  6. Roll the dough into balls and place on a baking sheet.
  7. Flatten each ball slightly with the bottom of a glass.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are set.
  9. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Place of Origin

Germany - Trade

Botanical Name

Althaea officinalis


Root Powder


100% Marshmallow.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.

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