- 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
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.