Wild Mallow

Wild Mallow

Malva sylvestris 

Also known as Common mallow, cheeses, high mallow 

ORIGIN Asia, South Europe 

DISTRIBUTION: Asia, South and Central Europe 

DESCRIPTION: The wild mallow is native to southern European and Asian countries. Today it is found on slopes and roadsides all over the world. Its flowers grow in clusters and have a bright rose-purple color. 

APPLICATION The mallow is one of the oldest medicinal plants in the world and has been valued as a remedy since antiquity. It was used for the treatment of insect bites and coughs. 

EFFECT: Wild mallow leaves and flowers are full of anti-inflammatory ingredients with a moisturizing and soothing effect. In addition, the wild mallow supports the natural skin barrier. Mallow is also mildly astringent. In short, it's an ideal addition to skin cleansers and tonics.