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Althea, Althaea rosea

Family of malvaceae

This beautiful flower, which can be 2 metres high, sometimes grows in uncultivated gardens or meadows, it is in the same family of mallow and the former has the same properties of the latter.

With its roots are normally prepared infusions and the root, if left in the mouth, is considered a good remedy against inflammations of oral cavity.

Picture and text of Tebaldo Lorini
Translated by Gianna Toni

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