Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Hollyhock, Black
Botanical Name   Alcea rosea nigra
System Affected   mucous membranes
Properties   soothes irritated mucous membranes
Description   black-purple flowers
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Toxicity    
Dosage   dried flowers made into a tea

    Hollyhock
Botanical Name   Alcea rosea
System Affected   oral inflammations
Properties   as a gargle: soothes oral inflammations
Description   tall majestic flower spikes
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Toxicity    
Dosage   dried flower made into a tea

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