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Malva sylvestris

  • Botanical name: Malva sylvestris

  • Common name: Mallow

  • Geographical position:700m above sea level

  • Part of the plant used: Leaf and Flower (wild)

  • Appearance: Dark Brown solid.

  • Major compounds: Phenanthrene, menthol, borneol, terpineol

  • Odor: Natural and fresh fragrance


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Natural Cosmetics

The plant is applied externally in the form of poultice from the leaves and the flowers for the treatment of skin inflammations, insect bites, abscesses, bruises, burns, dermatitis, swellings, various ulcers. The leaves and flowers are used against diseases of the respiratory such as dry coughs, bronchitis to relieve inflammation of the throat, pharynx and larynx.

Also, it is recommended against diseases of the respiratory and digestive system, such as cough, bronchitis, constipation and gastroenteritis. [1]

The extracts of M. sylvestris leaves and flowers are used to treat inflammatory diseases of mucous membranes, cystitis, and diarrhea. [2]

Fiber plants are responsible for producing and secreting collagen. Protein collagens are a central extracellular matrix, which leads to an increase in the ability of wound edges to bind to each other. [3]


[1] UNIVERSITY of IOANNINA SCHOOL of HEALTH SCIENCES FACULTY of MEDICINE Department of Pharmacology, Medicinal Herb, Malva sylvestris.

[2] Farina A., Doldo A., Cotichini V., et al. HPTLC and reflectance mode densitometry of anthocyanins in Malva silvestris L.: a comparison with gradient-elution reversed-phase HPLC. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. 1995;14(1-2):203–211. doi: 10.1016/0731-7085(95)01632-5.

[3] Seyyed Mojtaba Mousavi, Seyyed Alireza Hashemi, Gity Behbudi, Sargol Mazraedoost, Navid Omidifar, Ahmad Gholami, Wei-Hung Chiang, Aziz Babapoor, and Nelson Pynadathu Rumjit: A Review on Health Benefits of Malva sylvestris L. Nutritional Compounds for Metabolites, Antioxidants, and Anti-Inflammatory, Anticancer, and Antimicrobial Applications. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2021; 2021: 5548404. Published online 2021 Aug 14. doi: 10.1155/2021/5548404 PMCID: PMC8382527PMID: 34434245

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