Flowers but also leaves, for our health and harmony.
Mallow is the plant of female energy since ancient times. Its emollient and anti-inflammatory action on the skin and on the whole organism is amplified if 2 liters of its infusion are added to the bath water. It is also very useful to add it to the water of the sitz bath because it treats burning sensation, opposes cystitis and keeps the vaginal mucosa young and flexible. The dried flowers in infusion have anti-inflammatory properties, are useful against cough and can regulate intestinal function. Once cooled, the infusion can be used as mouthwash in case of inflammation of the mouth. In addition, fresh Mallow flowers can be used to give flavor and make your seasonal salads nicer.
In gastronomy the Nettle Leaves are excellent in omelettes and soups.
They contain iron and folic acid and possess a marked antianemic property. The Nettle is also recommended in case of convalescence because the leaves are also rich in mineral salts (phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, silicon, manganese and potassium) and Vitamins (A, C, K) that make it remineralizing, tonic and invigorating . It proves to be purifying and diuretic and indicated in the case of cystitis.
For external use it has an emollient effect, cleans and regenerates the skin.
For a relaxing bath the Linden infusion added to the water can have a sedative effect . With the infusion you can make compresses for the eyes to alleviate the tiredness. Linden water is also used as a tonic for the skin as the infusion purifies it and smoothes wrinkles helping in case of skin redness. Both flowers and leaves are useful for fighting insomnia, nervousness and respiratory disorders.