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Record 1 2018-04-11


Subject field(s)
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Botany
  • Pharmacy
Universal entry(ies)

Another member of some importance is Althæa officinalis, the Marsh Mallow. The underground rootstock of this plant is not only rich in mucilage, but is also used medicinally in ground form, the bark being removed before grinding.


  • Culture des plantes médicinales
  • Botanique
  • Pharmacie
Entrée(s) universelle(s)

La guimauve, Althæa officinalis, est assez commune dans les lieux humides d'Europe; [...] elle a des fleurs rosées semblables à celles des Mauves, mais avec calicule de sept à douze bractées. La guimauve jouit d'une très vieille réputation comme émollient car elle contient des mucilages et des sucres [...]


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cultivo de plantas medicinales
  • Botánica
  • Farmacia
Entrada(s) universal(es)
Key term(s)
  • A. officinalis
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