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Very common worldwide and highly nutritious. Whole plant is edible. The leaves have a mild, pleasant flavor. Has thickening properties so it can be used as a soup base or thickener of liquid dishes. The root can be used also. Make into a tea to sooth the membranes of the entire digestive system. You can eat them raw or dry the upper part of the plant and make a tea out of it. When it cools, it will gel up a bit because the plan contains mucilage. This gel is a soothing compound that coats mucus membranes and soothes irritated tissues, making it great for throat, sinuses, bronchitis, emphysema. stomach, intestines, colon irritation (irritable bowel, ulcerative colitis), bladder, asthma, etc. It boosts immunity and makes hair curly if you put in hair and let it dry. It softens skin and increases milk flow in nursing mothers. The root can be used as substitute for ginseng. Mallow leaf teas are used in the treatment of renal (kidney) disorders, retention of fluids and conditions of the spleen. You can eat them fresh, put them in salads, dry and powder them and put in smoothies. Make mallow shampoo and lotion by putting mallow leaves in blender with a bit of water, let sit for an hour, strain out the pulp, leaving a jelly-like goo, then add pieces of inner yucca stem, blend again and use as shampoo or skin lotion. Mallow root can be used as a toothbrush by unravelling the end like untwisting the end of rope.
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