Mallow - Useful Herb for Many Health Problems
Malva sylvestris Malvaceae
Common throughout Europe the mallow is a robust plant with a thick stem and downy, lobed leaves, It xrows wild by the roadside on embankments and on waste ,ground, The showy, mauvish flowers are attractively streaked with cril/lson veins, The fruit if the mallow is a circle if small nuts, each containing a single seed.
Both the leaves and flowers are rich in soothing mucilages. Anthocyanin pigments, responsible for the colour of mallow flowers, also contain polysaccharides and flavonoids.
PREPARATION AND DOSAGE
For internal use
TO TREAT bronchial ailments, coughs
CAPSULES (250mg powder) Take 3-5 capsules a day, with a large glass of water.
For external use
TO TREAT skin and mouth problems
IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST CONSULT A DOCTOR
Mallow is grown from seeds. Plant them in late spring, in a sunny or lightly shaded spot. Mallow grows in any well-drained soil and thrives in poor soils.
Very high doses of preparations that contain mallow have been known to have a laxative effect.
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