- What other names is Mallow known by?
- What is Mallow?
- How does Mallow work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Mallow.
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.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Stomach upset.
- Bladder problems.
- Irritation of the mouth and throat.
- Dry cough.
- Wounds, when applied to the skin or added to the bath.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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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.
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