Benefits: Strengthens mucous membranes. Supports the respiratory and digestive systems. Eases gastrointestinal irritation. How It Works: Marshmallow has a high mucilage content; in fact it is 25–30% polysaccharides (mucilage) and 25–30% starch, which account for its demulcent effects on the digestive tract. It has been used historically for respiratory support and to soothe mucous membranes. Ingredients: Marshmallow root. Recommended Use: Take 1 capsule with a meal twice daily.