Relieves irritation for irritated skin and inflamed mucous membranes!
The medicinal active ingredients of mallow are present in both the leaves and the flowers. It is a medicinal plant native to Europe and is mainly cultivated in southeastern Europe and Morocco.
Approximately 10 % mucilage determines the effectiveness . It also contains flavonoids and small amounts of tannins.
Mucilages are substances that swell when combined with water, which means they are able to cover the skin and mucous membranes with an anti-irritant film. The flavonoids also have an anti-inflammatory effect. The tannins, which have a slightly astringent effect, make the skin more resistant to irritation and inflammation. The combination of these substances also prevents the skin from drying out.
- Relieves irritation for dry, irritating coughs
The mucous substances settle on the irritated mucous membrane of the upper respiratory tract, thereby preventing the effects of dust or cold air, which trigger the urge to cough . This allows the mucous membrane to regenerate and calm down.
- Anti-inflammatory for irritated mucous membranes
The ingredients have a soothing and calming effect on inflammation in the mouth and throat area, irritation of the gums and irritation in the genital area.
- Relieves itching and irritation on the skin
The protective film of mucilage promotes wound healing and sustainably soothes the itchy skin surface. The flavonoids also have an anti-inflammatory effect and the tannins help protect the skin from further irritation.
- in tea mixtures for dry coughs and anti-irritating cough syrups
- in rinses for the irritated oral mucosa
- in bath additives
Full baths for irritated, itchy and slightly inflamed skin
Partial baths for irritated skin in the genital area
Compresses or for dabbing wounds that heal poorly
RISKS & SIDE EFFECTS
None are known.
- Ammon H. P. T.: Hunnius Pharmaceutical Dictionary. 9. Edition, Berlin 2004
- Wichtl M.: Tea drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. 5. Edition, Stuttgart 2009