Malva Silvestris


 

Family: Malvaceae

  • BotanicName: Common Mallow
  • English Name: MALVA SİLVESTRİS
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  • General Definition: Leaves of this species grow taller between 20-30cm, roundish shaped, toothed edges, long-handled, alternating sequence,  3-7 pieces and grained such as palm.
  • Used Parts: Fresh leaves and flowers are used.
  • Active Ingredients:  It has mucilage (15-20%), glucose and pectin.
  • Harvest: Flowers and leaves are collected in June-August period.
  • Spreading Area: It is commonly seen in our country.