Herb: Cheeseweed. Latin name: Malva parviflora. Family: Malvaceae (Mallow Family). Medicinal use of Cheeseweed: The whole plant is emollient and pectoral . M. parviflora has been found to accumulate free nitrates in quantities capable about Malva parviflora in her autobiography: “We made a medicinal tea from the . Learn more about Mallow uses, effectiveness, possible side effects, interactions, dosage, user ratings and products that contain Mallow.

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Full of information on plant uses and habitats but heavy going for casual usses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.

The standard reference flora for Europe, it is very terse though and with very little extra information. Not for the casual reader.

Year ISBN Description A very well presented, medicjnal guide to growing and utilizing wild food plants in Tanzania, with line drawings of each plant, a description, habitat and range, non-food as well as food uses, plus basic information on growing the plants. Somewhat outdated, it has been replaced in by a new dictionary see [ ].

Readable yet also very detailed. Lots of cultivation guides, very little on plant uses.

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Lists a very extensive range of useful plants from around the world with very brief details of the uses. A very readable book on the useful plants of Iraq. Contains a very wide range of conventional and unconventional food plants including medicinl and where they can be obtained mainly N.


American nurseries but also research institutes and a lot of other nurseries from around the world. Year ISBN – Description Very terse details of medicinal uses of plants with a wide range of references and details of research into the plants chemistry.

Excellent bibliography, fully referenced to each plant, giving a pathway to further information. Publisher MacMillan Publishing Co.

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