Origin: This is a perennial plant belonging to the Malcavee family with intense green leaves, and long stem which can reach 1m in height. The pale pink flowers are spread along the stem mainly on the upper parts.
Use: in the kitchen the fresh flowers can be used for decoration. The dried roots, leaves and flowers in layers can be used in herbal teas. Caution; Marsh Mallow cannot be taken with other medicines because it can slow their absorption.
Properties: Marsh Mallow has anticatarrhal and emollient properties and can be used as a decongestant.
Sow: from March - July