Use the side roots, they need to collect in March-April or September-October. If you need flowers and leaves of marshmallow, then collect them at the beginning of flowering.
Preparations marsh mallow is used as an expectorant and anti-inflammatory drugs. Syrup of marshmallow drug is an expectorant in diseases of the upper respiratory tract, accompanied by cough with difficult expectoration.
Syrup of marshmallow is recommended for tracheitis, bronchitis, and tracheobronchitis. However, do not take marshmallow if you are hypersensitive to any components of the drug. Patients with diabetes is necessary before using the syrup of marshmallow is sure to obtain the recommendation of a physician.
Before use, dilute 1 tablespoon of the syrup of marshmallow in ½ Cup of warm boiled water. Adults and children over 12 years should take one serving of the drug 4-5 times a day, preferably after meals.
For children under 12 years dissolve 1 teaspoon of syrup into a quarter Cup of warm boiled water. The drug offer your baby after a meal, 4-5 times a day.
The course of treatment at least 10 days for a child younger than 12 and not less than 15 days for adults and children over 12 years. Repeated and more prolonged courses of admission must be administered by a physician.
Syrup of marshmallow can be cooked at home. Cover the beaker with cheesecloth and put 1 tsp of chopped roots of marshmallow. Now pour the marshmallow prepared with a mixture of half Cup lukewarm water and 1 teaspoon of vodka. Collect the liquid in a glass and again pour over a marshmallow.
Repeat the procedure 15 times. Now take ¼ Cup of the resulting liquid and add the 2.5 tbsp sugar. Heat over moderate heat until the sugar is dissolved. The syrup is ready. For special flavor, add 2-3 drops of anise oil, it is sold in pharmacies. Make homemade syrup marshmallow need 1 teaspoon 3-5 times a day after meals.