Malvae sylvestris flos


This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of mallow flower. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing mallow flower.

This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing mallow flower. For practical information about using mallow flower medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.

Key facts

Latin name Malvae sylvestris flos
English common name Mallow flower
Botanical name Malva sylvestris L.
Therapeutic area
  • Cough and cold
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
C: ongoing call for scientific data
Date added to the inventory
Date added to priority list
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph


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