Application: as an expectorant, anti-inflammatory and enveloping agent for respiratory diseases and diarrhea. Mucus of the roots reduces inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract, slows down the absorption of various soluble drugs, thereby providing a longer and more complete effect on the affected surface. Therefore, marshmallow broth is used for gastritis, colitis, for diseases of the digestive tract, peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum, intestinal diseases and diarrhea in children. With food poisoning, a decoction of the marshmallow roots is one of the effective means of first aid. A decoction of the roots, an infusion of flowers and leaves with honey is used when coughing as a good expectorant that dilutes sputum, as well as bronchitis, inflammation and pulmonary tuberculosis, bronchial asthma, whooping cough. A decoction of the roots is used for diseases of the bladder, kidneys, painful urination. With urinary retention, they drink it, and also put compresses on the lower abdomen. From the rhizome broth make poultices, compresses for bruises, injuries, muscle inflammation, radiculitis. An infusion of roots in the form of rinses is recommended for inflammation of the tonsils, soft palate, ulcerative processes in the oral cavity, tonsillitis. A warm infusion of rhizomes is used for compresses and lotions for inflammation of the skin, eczema, lichen, psoriasis, scabies, itching of the skin.
Method of preparation: 1 tbsp. tablespoon of raw materials per 1 cup of water, boil for 1 minute, insist 30 minutes, strain before use, take 1-2 tbsp. tablespoons 3 times a day before meals.