Malva sylvestris Linn.

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Malva sylvestris Linn. is aslo known as Malva sylvestris var. mauritiana Linn., belongs to Malvaceae, family.
The Arabic Names for this herb are Khabizah, Khubazi.
The English Name for this herb is Common Mallow.
The Urdu Name for this herb is Khubazi.

Pharmacological Actions

The pharmacological Actions of Malva sylvestris Linn. are Anti-bacterial, Anti-septic, Anti-tussive, Cooling, Demulcent, Deobstruent, Diuretic, Emollient, Expectorant, Galactagogue, Glutinous, Hepatoprotective, Immune Enhancer, Lubricant, Mucilaginous, Phagocytes Stimulant, Refrigerant, Repercussive.


The Indications of Malva sylvestris Linn. are Cough, Fever, Cystitis, Jaundice, Scurvy, Atonic Dyspepsia, Scorpion Bite, Urinary Discharges, Strangury, Acute Catarrhal Hyperacidity, Rheumatic Joint Pain, Pulmonary Ailments, Urinary Tract Affections, Irritation of Bronchi, Inflammation of Mouth, Inflammation of Throat, Spleen Enlargement.

The Indications of Seeds of Malva sylvestris Linn. are Asthma, Bronchitis, Fever, Hoarseness of Voice, Dry Cough.

The Indication of Leaves of Malva sylvestris Linn. is Scurvy.

No Contra Indication information is available for Malva sylvestris Linn..


The Temperament of Malva sylvestris Linn. is 1st order, cold and moist.

Available Brands

BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
JOSHANDAHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
JOSHINAHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
LAOOQ SAPISTANAshraf laboratories (Pvt) Ltd.
LAOOQ SAPISTANHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
SHARBAT-E-EJAZHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
TIRYAQ-E-FISHARHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
TIRYAQ-E-MASANAHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan

Compound Preparations

Malva sylvestris Linn. is used in the preparation of Itrifal Muqawwi Dimagh, Joshanda, Joshina, Laooq Sapistan, Qurs Kaknaj, Sherbet A'ijaz, Sherbet Sadar, Sherbet Zufah Murakkab compounds.


Whole Herb5.000g - 7.000gN/A

Herb's Description

Malva sylvestris Linn.. A perennial, 0.3-1.2 m high. Stem tall, erect, strong, woody, branched. Leaves on long stalks, 3-7 lobed, reniform at the base, lobes radiating from a common centre, the lobes shallow, the margin scalloped, smooth above, roughly hairy bellow. Bracteoles ovate, entire, shorter than the campanulate calyx. Corolla 3.8 cm. diam; purple, with veins of deeper tint, much longer than the cally Flower stalks slender, spreading. Fruit smooth, netted, with short style. Seeds many, reniform

Taste Odor & Occurrence

Occurence: It occurs in Afghanistan, China, Europe, India, Iran, North Africa, Pakistan, Russia.. Also found in several other countries of the world.
Taste: Tasteless,Mild Bitter,Mucilagenous


No information regarding Malva sylvestris Linn.'s substitute is currently available.

Active Constituents

Malva sylvestris Linn.'s Active constituents:


No information regarding Malva sylvestris Linn.'s antidot is currently available.

Warning & Precautions

May cause timely stomach upset.


Currently no Toxicity information is available for Malva sylvestris Linn.. (work in progress)