Malva neglecta

Malva neglecta Wallr.

Malvaceae

  • Buttonweed
  • Cheeseplant
  • Cheeseweed
  • Common Mallow
  • Dwarf Mallow Round-leaf Mallow
  • خبازة صغيرة الأزهار
  • khubbeza saghirat el-azhar
  • חֶלְמִית זְנוּחָה
  • khelmit zenukha

Annual

  • Nutrient-rich soils
  • ruderal
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Malva neglecta Wallr.

System/StateTraditional
Complaint/Use
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/Administration

Parts Used

Source
Cancer

Cancer.

Anti-carcinogenic

Eat fresh leaves x2/ week

TuberZ
Gastrointestinal

Constipation,

Laxative

Eat fresh leaves x2/ week

CormB
Reproductive Health

Inflammation of reproductive system

Anti-inflammatory

Make a poultice of leaves & apply (Admin. further details not specified.)

CormB

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Malva genus has some species which can concentrate high nitrate levels in leaves if growning on nitrogen rich soils .