It’s botanical name derives from the Greek word Althea, meaning to cure.
Used since ancient Egyptians, Europeans and Native Americans to treat internal ailments and topical applications to heal wounds.
alterative, anticatarrhal, anti-inflammatory, antilithic, demulcent, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, galactagogue, lithotriptic, mucilant, nutritive, vulnerary
tannins, mucilage, pectin, asparagine
callium, iodine, iron, pantothenic acid, sodium, vitamins A, B-Complex
SKIN CARE BENEFITS:
soothes irritated skin
aids burned skin
treats skin most skin disorders; dermatitis
treats varicose veins
aids cellular regeneration