Marshmallow contains a dry aqueous extract of marshmallow root (Althaeae officinalis), a plant traditionally used to relieve ailments of the irritated mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract accompanied by a dry unproductive cough. Marshmallow root is rich in mucous polysaccharides that coat the mucous membrane and thus reduce the irritation of the mucous membrane to cough. Bijeli sljez tekući dodatak prehrani, uzima se tri puta na dan, ovisno o dobi, u količini od 5 do 15 ml. It can be taken by children older than 3 years. It has a pleasant taste that is adapted to children.