Marsh-Mallow

Botanical Name: Althaea officinalis

Botanical Name:
Althaea officinalis

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Family:

Malvaceae

Appearance:

A perennial plant, right, up to 1.50 m long, with white pillows on the stem and leaves.

Roots of 20-30 cm long and 2-3 cm thick, are characterized by the fact that after removing the root bark the interior is white, pale yellow.

Flowers at the top of the stem have 5 white petals, sometimes pink, with lots of violet stamens.

Vegetables in the plain area through sandy places, besides flowing waters, ponds.

Origins:

  • Europe
  • Western Asia
  • North Africa

Active constituents:

  • Polysaccharide mucilages, carbohydrates, starch compounds, pectins, flavonoid glycosides, camphorol, quercitine, phenolic acids, tannins, sugars

Healing properties:

It is based on mucilaginous substances, especially in the roots. It is recommended for inflammation of the mucous membranes of the respiratory and digestive tracts.

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