Hollyhocks yellow, blue, marshmallow

Hollyhocks yellow, blue, marshmallow

Description

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.