The mallow is a plant widely used in the territory. Since ancient times was well known and is used as a vegetable to be eaten together with meat, is that it lends itself as a medicine to treat various diseases: from toothache to dysentery; from cough to inflammation of the skin.
The Mallow grows wild in meadows and pastures in the mountains. Stem from a branch of the branches with leaves and have wavy edges are rough to the touch; the flowers, as well as being very beautiful, or at most have whitish purple. The most typical use, and renowned healing is the infusion which is obtained using the flowers (5 oz) or leaves (10 oz). It’s effective remedy against cough, constipation and stomach pains. (more…)