It is useful when you need an herb with a highly emollient effect. The root is used mainly for digestive problems and others such as inflammation of the mouth, gingivitis, gastritis, peptic ulcer, enteritis and colitis. Also soothes upset stomach, cough, bronchitis and colds. Can also help with skin diseases and disorders and relieves muscle and tendon aches. Althea is invaluable and very beneficial for boosting the immune system, as it helps the white blood cells destroy germs that invade the body.
Brew Instructions: 1 tsp, 7-10 min, 80° Celsius