Althaea officinalis


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Althaea

(al-the'a) [L. althaea, fr Gr. althaia, marshmallow]
A genus of about a dozen perennial herbs native to western Asia and Europe.

Althaea officinalis

See: marshmallow

Althaea officinalis,

Althaea officinalis

non-toxic plant known in UK as marshmallow; not to be confused with Malva parviflora.
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Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of the flower and root hexane extracts of Althaea officinalis in Northwest Iran.
Fructose is present in appreciable quantity in Matricaria chamomella (flowers) while Althaea officinalis (roots) has the highest amount of sucrose among the plants under study.
paniculatum, de distribucion centrada en el Sistema Iberico centro-meridional (TALAVERA & VALDES, 1976), que constituye una excelente diferencial, junto con Senecio doria, Samolus valerandi, Althaea officinalis y Lysimachia vulgaris, entre otras.
marshmallow root (also known as Althaea officinalis, which is related to Hollyhock.