Country of Origin: Poland
Mallow is used as an analgesic in skin wounds. Not only it accelerates the healing process but also it relieves pain and irritation in the area. It can be applied to insect bites, bruises, burns and rashes as well to reduce inflammation and swelling. Mallow prevents bacteria and external pathogenic microorganisms from entering through the wound. It is also used as an ingredient in creams for its anti-wrinkle action.
The analgesic action of mallow acts both internally and externally and is particularly beneficial to headaches, joint and muscle pain.
Mallow acts as an expectorant and decongests the respiratory tract by reducing mucus and phlegm. It relieves the irritated throat and speeds up the recovery process. To achieve even better results it can be combined with elder (sambucus nigra).
Mallow is used as a mild laxative as it strengthens the digestive system, stimulates bowel function and bowel movements and acts against constipation.
Mallow can be consumed in the evening as a mild sedative to provide a deep and quality sleep to people struggling with insomnia.
CAUTION! Mallow should be avoided during pregnancy
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