Marshmallow – Used whenever a soothing effect is needed, marsh mallow protects and soothes the mucous membranes.
A Salve for Burns:
Make a salve using 1 cup solid vegetable shortening, 15g beeswax, 30g of Irish moss, 30g white oak bark, 30g marsh mallow root and simmer for 15 minutes. Strain immediately and keep stirring while the mixture is cooling. Add several drops of tincture of benzoin to the salve.