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Black Mallow - Hollyhock -

Black Mallow - Hollyhock

Black Mallow, also known as Hollyhock, is a beautiful and versatile plant that has been used for centuries in traditional medicine. The plant is known for its many medicinal properties and is a popular natural remedy for a variety of ailments.

Black Mallow contains high levels of mucilage, a type of sticky substance that can soothe and protect the mucous membranes of the body. This makes it a great option for treating respiratory issues, such as coughs, sore throats, and bronchitis. Black Mallow is also believed to have a diuretic effect, making it a great option for treating urinary tract infections and other urinary problems.

In traditional medicine, Black Mallow has been used to treat a variety of other ailments, including digestive issues, skin irritations, and menstrual problems. It is also believed to have anti-inflammatory properties, making it a great option for reducing inflammation and pain.

To use Black Mallow for its medicinal properties, the leaves and flowers can be steeped in hot water to create a tea. Simply add 1-2 teaspoons of dried Black Mallow to 8 ounces of hot water and let steep for 5-10 minutes. The tea can be enjoyed plain or sweetened with natural sweeteners like honey or agave.

Black Mallow can also be used topically to soothe and heal skin irritations, such as eczema and psoriasis. To use Black Mallow topically, the leaves and flowers can be crushed and applied directly to the affected area.

In conclusion, Black Mallow (Hollyhock) is a versatile and effective natural remedy with many medicinal benefits. Incorporating Black Mallow into your routine is an easy and natural way to improve your overall health and well-being. Try brewing Black Mallow as a tea or using it topically to experience the unique benefits they have to offer.

COMMON NAME Mallow, Black Mallow Other: high mallow, Hollyhock, cheese-cake, cheese-flower, cheese-log, common mallow, ebegumeci, groot kaasjeskruid, high mallow, malva, mallards, mauls, schloss tea, Althea zebrina, and French hollyhock
BOTANICAL NAME Alcea rosea Plant Family: Malvaceae
CONSTITUENTS Mallow contains malvin and malonylmalvin. It also contains the naphtoquinone malvone A, which is also a phytoalaxin.
PARTS USED Dried flowers
TYPICAL PREPARATIONS Mallow has been used medicinally since ancient times, and is still used in modern phytotherapy. Mucilage is present in many of the Malvaceae family including M. sylvestris, rosea, especially the fruit. The seeds are used internally in a decoction or herbal tea as a demulcent and diuretic, and the leaves made into poultices as an emollient for external applications. Mallow can also be taken internally for its laxative effect.
PRECAUTIONS Specific: Black Mallow is possibly safe but We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
For educational purposes only This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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