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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Althaea_officinalis

Althaea officinalis is a perennial species indigenous to Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa, which is used as a medicinal plant and ornamental plant. A confection made from the root since ancient Egyptian time evolved into today's marshmallow treat.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshmallow

A marshmallow is a sugar-based confection that, in its modern form, typically consists of sugar, ... The word marshmallow stems from the mallow plant (Althaea officinalis) that is a genus of an herb native to parts of Europe, North Africa, and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Althaea_(plant)

Althaea is a genus of 6–12 species of perennial herbs native to Europe and western Asia. It includes Althaea officinalis, also known as the marshmallow plant , ...

joybileefarm.com/marshmallow

Jul 10, 2016 ... Divide the root in fall, after the plant dies down, or in the Spring before the succulent growth comes up. Plant marshmallow in your garden, in a ...

learningherbs.com/skills/how-to-make-marshmallows

Apr 1, 2012 ... You'll often read that the marshmallow plant (Althaea officinalis) was once used to make marshmallows. That's right, those spongy and sweet ...

homeguides.sfgate.com/marshmallow-plants-grow-104028.html

The common marshmallow plant (Althaea officinalis) is a green perennial that grows large, bee-pollinated, white flowers from July to September, followed by ...

www.herbwisdom.com/herb-marshmallow.html

Marshmallow (Althaea) is most commonly used to treat sore throats and dry coughs. The Marshmallow plant, especially the leaves and roots, contains ...

www.britannica.com/plant/marsh-mallow

marsh mallow: Althaea officinalis perennial herbaceous plant of the hibiscus, or mallow, family (Malvaceae), native to eastern Europe and northern Africa.

eyeonlifemag.com/a-lovely-garden/all-in-the-plant-family-the-marsh-mallow-family.html

May 5, 2010 ... There was a time when marshmallows were actually made from the thick roots of the marsh-mallow plant, which thrives in salt marshes.