Malva Sylvestris


Mallow, Malva Sylvestris, belongs to the Malvaceae family and it is probably originated from North Africa: its name derives from the Latin word “mollire” i.e. “able to soften”. Its simple, attractive flowers have a gorgeous violet colour and the petals are used also in cooking.


Thanks to its high content of mucilage, Mallow extract has soothing and protective properties; moreover, flowers and leaves contain tannins, flavonoids and vitamin C, all protective antioxidants that contribute to strengthen the immune system.


  • It has anti-inflammatory properties
  • It soothes dry and rough skin
  • It calms sensitive and delicate skin
  • It forms a barrier that prevents the loss of water
  • It removes redness

You can find this ingredient in the following products.