Sign up to Receive Emails. Want Smore Organic Cotton Candy * 1 OZ. Hippie. The marshmallow plant, also known as the marsh mallow, is a species of flowering herb that originated in Africa and now grows in damp places around the world. Certified Organic Marshmallow Leaf Summary. Marshmallow Leaf (Althea officinalis) Marshmallow Leaf is a natural source of beta-carotene, amino acids, minerals and vitamins. If you desire as a medicinal tea: be sure to use 1 tea bag per 1 cup of boiling water, cover and steep for 7-12 minutes. Please. in Cut & Sifted. Organic & Fair Trade.