Mallow (Malva sylvestris) is a plant native to Europe, North Africa, and Asia. It grows wild in fields. The flower and leaf are used as medicine. Mallow flower contains a mucus-like substance that protects and soothes the throat and mouth.
This plant, known for millennia for the properties of its leaves and flowers, in particular gives its soothing qualities through the floral infusion.
Mallow Flowers is a herbaceous plant with short-term flowering that grows up to 2 meters. The stems of this plant are thin and light green. The leaves of this plant are jagged, green and 7-15 cm wide. The flowers of this plant are large, prominent, pink, red, white, purple and yellow.
Mallow Flowers benefits
Mallow is a plant rich in mucilage, ie gelatinous substances that bring emollient and moisturizing properties to our body. In the infusion of flowers, in particular, the mucilages give soothing effects, which together with some antioxidant flavonoids, are useful for treating respiratory tract disorders. They increase the fluidity of bronchial secretions in case of cough, phlegm and hoarseness.
An herbal tea of mallow flowers makes available substances similar to our mucus, able to protect and soothe the irritations of the throat and oral cavity, such as toothache. It is useful to calm dry cough , soothe the symptoms of bronchitis and asthma. In herbal medicine, the infusion of blue mallow flowers helps to keep the voice ringing, thanks to the fluidifying action in the throat.
The infusion of this flower should not be consumed in excess, otherwise it could give unwelcome effects.
Factors affecting the wholesale price of purple Mallow Flowers
Before buying purple Mallow Flowers, you should know several important factors about determining the price of this product.
Beauty and appearance
The first factor that is taken into consideration when buying and selling different types of dried flowers, from roses to anemones and violets, is their appearance. Buying purple Mallow Flowers is not an exception to this rule, and as long as the appearance of the flowers is big, healthy, colorful, transparent and free of dust and impurities, they will have a higher price.
Dried purple Mallow Flowers are very fragile and delicate. If the packaging is not suitable, the flowers will crumble and fall apart during transportation. Resistant packaging increases the price of dried purple Mallow Flowers and preserves its quality.