Althaea Officinalis

Scientific Name:
1- Althaea Officinalis L.
2- Althaea Rosea Cav.
Synonyms of Althaea Rosea: Althaea Sinensis Cav., Althea Nigra Medv.
English Name of Althaea Officinalis: Marsh Mallow
English Name of Althaea Rosea: Holly Hock
Other Names of Althea Rosea in English: Rose Mallow
Family: Malvaceae

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Marsh Mallow wholesale.
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About Althea Officinalis

Althea Officinalis stems have more fluff than the stems of the Mallow plant. The glaze of all parts of Marsh Mallow plant is also more than the glaze of the Mallow plant.

The leaves of the Althea Officinalis plant are large, wide, and almost pentagonal, and more elongated than the leaves of the Mallow plant. Each leaf Marsh Mallow has two or four relatively small grooves, which create two or four large teeth on the sides of the leaves. The entire side of the leaves is serrated.

The flowers are large and each flower has five white petals, tender, relatively wide, heart-shaped, almost triangular, and completely separate from each other. The Althea Officinalis plant has many species, and the flowers of some species are yellow, pink, or red. The flowers and seeds of Marsh Mallow are larger than those of Mallow.

The best type of Marsh Mallow has a white flower.

Chemical Constituents

All parts of the plant contain mucilage. The flower colour is due to anthocyanins such as cyanidin glycosides or aromadendrin glucosides or flavonols such as herbacetin, kaempferol or quercetin glycosides. Seeds yield mucilage, fixed oil (9-18%), volatile oil (consisting of limonene, phellandrene and citral) and b-sitosterol. Alkaloids also were found in seed samples.

Health Benefits

Drink 3 cups of its brew tea a day. It is cooling and diuretic and is beneficial for relieving rheumatism, it is useful for improving blood circulation and stop bleeding in menstrual irregularities, and it is effective for Malaria fever, eliminating blood in urine and relieving constipation.

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