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Althaea officinalis

Althaea officinalis

Althaea officinalis

Althaea officinalis or Marsh Mallow is also known as Althaea kragujevacensis, Althaea taurinensis, Bismalva, Mauve, White Mallow, Guimauve, Mauve, Wymot, Mortification root, Joseph’s Staff, or Wymote. It is part of the Malvaceae family of plants. It is native to Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa. The name Althaea is from Greek ἄλθειν meaning “to cure”, referring to its healing properties. Althaea officinalis It is a herbaceous perennial. Althaea officinalis has ...

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