Marshmallow, blue flowers (Althaea rosea L. – Alcea rosea L.)


  • Description

    PROPERTIES: anti-inflammatory, emollient, slightly viscosizing laxatives. Useful for respiratory and oral cavity problems, in gastritis as a protective mucous membrane and antacid, in the local treatment of skin and eye diseases.
    It is also used as a colorant for wine, syrup and preserves.

    PREPARATION: leave a tablespoon of flowers in a cup of hot water for 10 minutes, strain and drink; same procedure also for bathrooms, wraps and foot baths

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