Our Marshmallow Root Extract is a high-purity extract from European marsh mallow roots (Althea Officinalis L.). The plant is well-known for its soothing, anti-irritant, and emollient properties.
Dissolved in water and glycerin the extract concentration is 2-3%.
- Contains mucilage which is rich in asparagine, pectin, starch, polysaccharides, betaine, tannins, galacturonic acid, glucuronic acid, and galactose, mineral salts, and vitamins (A, C, E and B complex).
- Provides effective soothing, anti-irritant and moisturizing properties
- Ideal for irritated and sensitive skin, and baby care products
Add to formulas as is, use level: 1-5%. For external use only.
Pre/after sun lotions, hydrating and soothing skin care products, baby care products, under-eye treatments, hair care products.
Althea Officinalis (marshmallow) root extract
Althea Officinalis (marshmallow) root extract, glycerin, water, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate
No purity grade applicable
Brown slightly viscous liquid, faint plant odor
Sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate
Store in a closed container at a dry place at room temperature
Country of Origin
Raw Material Source
Marsh mallow (Althea Officinalis) roots, glycerin made of naturally derived oils
Marshmallow Root Extract is manufactured using a cold process to avoid potential loss of effectiveness that heat processing can have. Organically grown, pesticide-free materials are extracted with a specified eluant to yield a concentrate.
The concentrate is dissolved in glycerin and water at a concentration of 5 % concentrate and 95% diluents.
Not animal tested
Does not contain animal-derived components