Althea Root Extract

Althea Root Extract / Marshmallow Root Extract

Botanical Source: Althaea officinalis L. / Althaea rosea L. Cav.

Plant Part Used: Root

Specification: Polysaccharides 2% - 30%; 4:1; 5:1; 10:1.

Botanical source:Althaea officinalis L. / Althaea rosea L. Cav.

Synonyms:Marshmallow Extract Powder; Althaea Extract Powder

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Product Introduction
Appearance: Fine brown yellow to brown powderParticle Size: 80Mesh
Loss on Drying: NMT 5%Ash Content: NMT 5%
Total Plate Count: <10,000cfu/gTotal Yeast & Mold:<1,000cfu/g
E. Coli:NegativeSalmonella:Negative

Heavy Metals
Arsenic (As): NMT 2ppmLead (Pb): NMT 3ppm
Cadmium (Cd): NMT 1ppmMercury(Hg): NMT 0.1ppm


Althea Root's mucilage content helps soothe inflamed tissues, often caused by bronchitis and asthma. It also relieves dryness and irritation in the chest and throat, usually brought on by colds and persistent coughs. Althea Root Extract has been known to relieve indigestion, kidney problems, urinary tract infections, and even external skin wounds such as boils and abscesses. 


1. Promote healthy of eye and skin through reducing the risk of macular degeneration;

2. Be good at protecting the eyes, the arteries and the lungs from damaging free radicals;

3. Reduce the risk of heart diseases and cancers;

4. Anti-oxidation, high stability, innocuity and high security;

5. Preventing degeneration of eye muscles effectively and improving eyesight;

6. Availing to cure heart disease; Resisting arteriosclerosis.

Shipment Details

1. Packing: Packed in fiber drum, LDPE bag inside. Net weight: 25kgs/drum; 
2. Storage: Keep tightly sealed, store away from moisture, strong heat and sunlight;
3. Lead time: Usually 7-10days after order confirmed;
4. Shelf Life: 2 years if sealed and stored in the recommended conditions;