MALLOW Overview Information
Mallow is a plant. People use the flower and leaf to make medicine.
Mallow is used for irritation of the mouth and throat, dry cough, and bronchitis. It is also used for stomach and bladder complaints.
To treat wounds, some people put mallow in a warm moist dressing (poultice) and apply it directly to the skin, or add it to bath water.
In foods, mallow is used as a coloring agent.
How does it work?
Mallow flower contains a mucus-like substance that protects and soothes the throat and mouth.
MALLOW Side Effects & Safety
There isn't enough reliable information available about mallow to know if it is safe to use.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of mallow during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of mallow depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for mallow. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.