Species (Family) : Apiaceae
Synonym(s) : Garden hollyhock
Part(s) Used : flowers
Constituents : Mucilages, and anthocyanin pigments in the flowers.
Food Use : It is often used as a natural dye in food
Form of product : Dried flowerhead
Herbal Use : For bronchial complaints, as well
as in anti-inflammatory and painkilling preparations, Easing asthmatic muscle spasms, Helping prevent diabetes, Treating coughs and colds, improving blood circulation to easing labor pains and even preventing miscarriage.