The young leaves of the marshmallow plant are edible, offering natural ?mucilage? - a type of soft fibre that swells when combined with water.
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The young leaves of the marshmallow plant are edible, offering natural “mucilage” - a type of soft fibre that swells when combined with water. This “slippery” quality forms a protective thick coating around membranes. Anti-viral, anti-bacterial and mucilaginous.
|Botanical Name||Althea officinalis|
|Country of Origin||Hungary|
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