Herb: Cheeseweed. Latin name: Malva parviflora. Family: Malvaceae (Mallow Family). Medicinal use of Cheeseweed: The whole plant is emollient and pectoral . M. parviflora has been found to accumulate free nitrates in quantities capable about Malva parviflora in her autobiography: “We made a medicinal tea from the . Learn more about Mallow uses, effectiveness, possible side effects, interactions, dosage, user ratings and products that contain Mallow.

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Delfina Cuero, a Kumeyaay or Southern Diegueno Indian, made the following comments about Malva parviflora in her autobiography: Cream, yellow and green dyes can be obtained from the plant and the seed heads[]. It is not frost tender.

medicinal herbs: CHEESEWEED – Malva parviflora

A decoction of the roots or leaves has been used as a hair rinse to remove dandruff and to soften the hair[]. Habitats Fields and waste land[50]. I just bought a bunch of organic Malva from the Santa Monica Farmers Market for a dollar parviflorz it had a deep green and healthy look to it.


As food, we boiled the young leaves for vegetables. The seeds of the mallow, available from February to late summer were eaten fresh.

Thu Oct 29 Up until the ‘s it was part of the official Species EmollientesN. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. Can be found in bloom most of the year.

Somewhat outdated, it has been replaced in by a new dictionary see [ ]. Malva parviflora – L. Cooked as a Potherb. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. You can unsubscribe at anytime.

Anti-inflammatory, free radical-scavenging, and metal-chelating activities of Malva parviflora.

A Dictionary of Plants Used by Man. Parviflora means small flowered. A decoction of the roots or leaves has been used as a hair rinse to soften the hair[].

Mar 1 83 22,23; April 2 83 20A; Feb 2 84 7. They are used to make a creamed vegetable soup that resembles pea soup[].

A casual in Britain. Flower and developing fruits Photograph by: The tea is traditionally drunk in New Mexico to facilitate labor in childbirth and as a neonatal wash for skin irritations. Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits [10]. American nurseries but also research institutes and a lot of other nurseries from around the world. There are no interactions listed for Malva parviflora.


Retrieved from ” https: Mallow was used by the ancient Greeks. Seed Raw, Cooked as an Unknown use.

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