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A very common weed in our forests that offers multiple applications, both therapeutic and beauty.

Where to find?

It is a herbaceous plant and perennial. It grows spontaneously in all types of terrain, which are not always very dry. Is harvested in early spring.


It has a root axonomorfa, pulpy enough. The stem is erect and can measure more than 1 meter. The leaves with toothed lobes on the rim are dark green. The flowers have a distinctive tone, ranging from reddish purple to crimson or garnet. The fruit is a capsule containing kidney - shaped seeds.


Relieves the pain of herpes.

Herpes is an inflammation of the sensory nerves leading to itching and general weakening it produces are very upset. To alleviate it is advisable to apply on the affected area a towel soaked in this infusion: 25 grams of dried roots of Gordolobo, 25 grams of dried roots of mauve and 25 grams of marshmallow root, boiled over a low heat for 3 minutes to 3 liters water.

Relief against asthma.

Prepare a mixture of 25 grams of mauve flowers boiled in 1 / 2 liters of water and inhale the steam, tapándose the head with a towel. You can take three or four times a day until they submit the breathing difficulties.

Against hair loss.

As a first step should consult with your doctor to rule out any serious illness. Then it should drink plenty of water and take care of the diet, supplementing with brewer's yeast, and friegas occur on the scalp with an infusion made from roots of mauve.

Bath for tired feet.

Boil 10 grams of flowers in 1 / 2 liters of water for 10 minutes. Where is mild, add water bath feet, leaving them submerged 15 minutes.


Bring to boil 2 cups water. Turn off heat and add 1 ounce of mauve flowers, 1 pinch "of verbena and 1 pinch of birch. Cover the container, let stand 5 minutes and strain. Do not add sugar or honey and have a cup in the morning, fasting, and another at night. We have to make this cure for a month. Its effectiveness will increase if we see 2 times a week a hot bath to add a decoction obtained in 1 liter of boiling water for 5 minutes, a handful of birch, a seaweed and other sea oak ivy.


Due to their properties traditionally softeners have been used to alleviate the discomfort suffered by children when they leave the teeth, giving them the root bark for the mastiquen and rub her gums.

Used Part.

The flowers and leaves.

Active Principles.

Mucilages of nature urónica (10 - 15% in flowers, 8 - 10% in the leaves) anthocyanins (7%) Malvina, tannins, vitamins A, B1, B2 and C.

Drug Action.

It is a plant demulcent, anti - inflammatory, antitusiva, mucolytics, laxative, diuretic slightly. Popularly leaves, are considered hypoglycemic.


Flu, colds, sore throat, emphysema, asthma. Constipation, gastritis, gastric ulcers, diarrhea, oliguria, cystitis, obesity. In topical use: pharyngitis, glossitis, stomatitis, oral thrush, vulvovaginitis, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, wounds, abscesses, boils, insect bites.


Do not prescribe dosage forms with alcoholic content for oral administration in children under two years or consultants in the process of alcohol addiction.

Caution / Poisoning.

Take into account the alcohol content of the extract fluid and syrup.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Internal use:

Infusion: one tablespoon per cup of dessert. Boil two minutes and infuse for ten. Four or more shots a day.

Fluid extract (1: 1) stabilized: a teaspoon of coffee, two or three times a day, with infusion.

Syrup (5% extract fluid) 1 to 3 tablespoons a day.

External use:

Decoction: 30 to 50 g / l, boil for fifteen minutes. Apply in the form of towels, washing, bathing eye (isotonizar) mouthwashes, gargarismos, vaginal irrigations, enteroclismas, and so on.

Hot poultice of leaves in mauve with flax flour. In abscesses and boils.

Juice of fresh plant, against the bite of insects.


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