Marshmallow root is a root. You have to steep the pieces in warm water. I know I posted my recipe in the past. Here's what I do.
There are two fairly current threads about FSG recipes. I posted mine here. What is your Flax Seed Gel recipe
I just bought a product called Sucragel AOF. According to an article by Curl Chemist last month, it's the new "it" product in skin and hair. I added 1/2 t to four oz. My hair just LOVES it. Who's tried Sugragel??
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08
HGs: Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; DM MiraCurls Curling Gelly; UFD Curly Magic; Shescentit LIs; Sevi conditioners; Botanical Spirits Puree, CJ Repair Me