| Common Mallow |
| Malva sylvestris|
| Uses: Medicinal
|| Duration: Biennial or Perennial (hardy in zones 4-9) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
The infusion made from the pink flowers or leaves is used externally to moisturize and tone the skin and internally to soothe mucous membranes irritated and inflamed by coughs, stomach upsets and other intestinal problems.