Description of the medicine: Marshmallow Roots (Radices Althaeae)
ROOTS OF ALTEYA (Radices Althaeae).
Harvested in autumn or spring, peeled from the cork layer and dried, the lateral and non-woody roots of wild-growing and cultivated plants of the medicinal moth (Alhaeae officinalis L.) and Armenian mallow (Althaea armeniaca Ten), fam. Malvaceae (Malvaecae). Contains 35% plant mucus.
It is used in the form of powder, infusion, and syrup as an expectorant and anti-inflammatory agent, mainly for respiratory diseases.
Dry marshmallow root extract (Extratum Althaeae siccum). The powder is a grayish-yellow color, almost odorless, a kind of sweet taste.
Syrup Altai (Sirupus Althaeae). Ingredients: 2 parts of dry marshmallow root extract, 98 parts sugar syrup. Transparent liquid of a yellowish color, a faint peculiar smell, sweet taste.
Rp .: Inf. rad. Althaeae 6, 0: 180 m1
Sir. Liquiritiae ad 200 ml
MDS After 2 hours, 1 tablespoon (adult)
Rp .: Inf. rad. Althaeae 3, 0: 100 ml
Sir. Althaeae 20 ml
M DS 1 teaspoon 4 - 5 times a day (child 2 years old)
Collection of thoracic N 1 (Speсies rectoris N 1). Composition: 2 parts of crushed marshmallow root and leaves of coltsfoot, 1 part of oregano crushed.
Assign as an expectorant.
One tablespoon is poured with a glass of boiling water, insisted for 20 minutes, filtered. Take 1/2 cup 2 to 3 times a day (after meals).
Collection of thoracic N 2 (Sresies resoralis N 2) see licorice roots.
Collection of thoracic N 3 (Spices restoralis N 3). Ingredients: 28, 8 g of ground marshmallow root and licorice root, 14, 4 g of sage leaves, anise fruits and chopped pine buds.
Indications and method of application - see Collection of thoracic N 1.
Dry cough syrup for children (Mixtura sicca contrasta tussim pro infantibus). Composition: 4 g of dry marshmallow root extract, 2 g of sodium bicarbonate and sodium benzoate, 1 g of dry licorice root extract, 0.5 g of ammonium chloride, 0.05 g of aniseed oil, 10 g of sugar. Brownish-gray powder with the smell of anise oil. The aqueous solution (1: 10) is brown.
Applied as an expectorant and antitussive.