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Power Health


Suitable for Vegans


Power Health Marshmallow Root Powder (500mg) is a natural remedy that has been used for centuries to treat a variety of ailments. The powdered root of the Marshmallow plant has a high mucilage content, which is valued for a variety of applications.

Marshmallow (not to be confused with confectionery marshmallows) has long been used by herbalists to treat coughs, post-nasal drip, sinus congestion, and sore throats. Due to its high mucilage content, this plant is soothing to inflamed mucous membranes. Marshmallow is also used by herbalists to soothe chapped skin, chilblains (sores caused by exposure to cold), and minor wounds.

Mucilage, made up of large carbohydrate molecules, is thought to be the active constituent in marshmallow. This smooth, slippery substance is believed to soothe and protect the irritated mucous membranes of the soft tissues.

Our in-house pharmacist has written an article about Marsmallow Capsules: The Post-Nasal Drip Regimen.

Directions: As a food supplement, take one Marshmallow capsule daily with food, a few hours before or after prescription medication, or as advised by a healthcare professional. recommended for adults and children over the age of 12. Do not exceed the recommended daily intake.

Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of young children. Do not exceed the daily dose.

Marshmallow Root Powder (Althea Officinalis Rad), Capsule Shell: Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose. Each capsule provides, on average, 500mg of Marshmallow Root Powder.

Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of young children. Do not exceed the daily dose.  If pregnant, or breastfeeding, or if you are taking medication, or on medical care, consult your physician prior to use.  While we work to ensure that product information on our website is correct, on occasion manufacturers may alter their ingredient lists.  Actual product packaging and materials may contain more and/or different information than that shown on our website.  All information about the products on our website is provided for information purposes only. We recommend that you do not solely rely on the information presented on our website.  Please always read the labels, warnings, and directions provided with the product before using or consuming a product.  In the event of any safety concerns or for any other information about a product please carefully read any instructions provided on the label or packaging and contact the manufacturer.  Content on this site is not intended to substitute for advice given by medical practitioner, pharmacist, or other licensed health-care professional. Contact your health-care provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical problem.  Information and statements about products are not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition.  The customer reviews are only moderated for offensive content – they should not be regarded as medical or health advice; no reliance should therefore be placed on them; and they are not endorsed by Victoria Health. If you have any health problems or questions regarding the suitability of any product please contact a health professional. Products are not medicinal unless otherwise stated. Victoria Health accepts no liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about products by manufacturers or other third parties. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Product Code: PWH2330