Powers: Protection, Psychic Powers
Magical Uses: It has long been used in protection rites & is a psychic power-stimulator. Use as incense for this purpose or carry in a sachet. When placed on altar, bring good spirits in during ritual.
Health: Internal: Infusion (tea) benefits gastric ulcers, coughs, diarrhea & insomnia. The root is best as a cold infusion or a decoction. This enables the extraction of mucilage. Should be taken with at least 250 mL (8 oz) of liquid. Orally administered drugs should be taken 1 hour before use or several hours after, as marshmallow may slow the absorption.