Althaea officinalis Part Used: Root and leaf. Constituents: In the root: Mucilage, l8-35% Miscellaneous; about 35% pectin, l-2% asparagine, tannins. In the leaves: Mucilage; including a low molecular weight D-glucan Flavanoids such a kaempferol...
Doctors sometimes use a combination of herbs to soothe inflammation in the digestive tract. Aloe vera juice is often recommended, though it is not well studied in inflammatory bowel disease.
Part Used: Root and leaf.
In the root: