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Marshmallow detangles hair, makes it shine and softens it. Latin name: Althaea officinalis Family: Malvaceae Parts of the plant used: Roots Cultivation: Organic Appearance: beige Packaging: Canada For well-being and health: Softening, analgesic, soothing, anti-inflammatory, emollient Indications: Sensitive, dry, itchy, irritated skin, for sunburn, insect bites, relieves rosacea, beautifies the skin Cosmetics Ointment, shampoo Its use Dosage: Up to 100% Solubility: Insoluble in water, insoluble in oil. How to make your macerate for your cosmetics: The oily macerate Place in a Mason type jar the quantity of dried and powdered marshmallow roots that you want and cover with a vegetable oil of your choice. Close the jar and leave to macerate in the dark for at least 12 weeks, shaking occasionally. Filter using a coffee filter or cheesecloth and collect the liquid which you can then keep in a previously disinfected airtight container, such as a 500 ml amber glass bottle. Then use in the oily phase of your preparations. This product is stable and can be stored for several months away from light and heat. Storage Store in an airtight container and close the lid tightly after each use. Store in a cool, dry place away from moisture and light. Can be stored for up to 2 years in optimal conditions when dried, 24 hours in infusion/decoction, 6 to 7 years in oil if the plants are dried beforehand, while fresh plants in oil have a shelf life shorter life, 1 to 2 years. Mother tinctures in alcohol can be kept for 7 to 10 years and medicinal vinegars for 5 to 7 years if the acetic acid level is 8% or 9%, but between 6 months and 3 years if the acetic acid level is only 5%. Maceration in glycerin can be kept for 1 to 2 years. Precautions Keep out of the reach of children Follow recommended dosages External use only May interfere with drug absorption, so do not take at the same time I recommend that you consult a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbs, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any medication.

Marshmallow | Organic

SKU: H0061
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