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Synonyms for althaea

any of various plants of the genus Althaea

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Ahmadvand, "Antibacterial effects of different concentrations of Althaea officinalis root extract versus 0.2% chlorhexidine and penicillin on Streptococcus mutants and Lactobacillus (in vitro)," Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community Dentistry, vol.
(32.) Peyman Pakrokh Ghavi, "The extraction process optimization of antioxidant polysaccharides from Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis L.) roots," International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 75 (April 2015): 51-7; DOI:10.1016/j.ijbiomac.
Althaea officinalis, as a marshmallow's latin name, is a 3 foot genus of perennial herb with large pink, white, red or purple flowers in a heart shape that bloom in August and September.
The flora of district Mansehra comprises Gulkhaira (Althaea rosea), Sufed Musli (Asparagus adscendens), Sumbal (Berberis lyceum), Ispaghol (Plantago major), Banafsha (Viola odorata), Cha (Camellia sinensis), Kutki (Panicum miliare) and Nera (Skimea lyoela).
The dome was covered with a medicinal plant, decagon (althaea officinalis), a cough suppressant but also used by the Romans as an "esculent vegetable." The roof was destroyed in 1828.
In recommending generic remedies for unbalanced "humours," it broke no new ground, suggesting (italics and capitalization preserved): Syrup of Saffron and Treacle Water, Syrup(s) of Maiden-hair or Hyssop, Tea of Sage or Rosemary, Sugar-Candied, or Buttered Pills, Hot Beer and Rum, Hot Cyder, Hot Honey, Water with Roasted Apples in it, Shavings of Castile Soap in a Glass of Wine or Beer, or Tea made of Rhubarb, and sweetened with a Syrup of Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis).
Using as a research source Pierre Grimal's Dictionary of Greek and Roman mythology, we have found a number of 95 characters, of which we mention Antigone, Deianira, Heracles, Narcissus, Hylonome the Centaur, Niobe, Sappho, Jocasta, Melicertes (Palemon), Dido, Euphrates, Euridyce, Ajax, Ino (Leucothea), Cyone, Anticlea, Calydon, Melos, Phaedra, Thisbe, Parthenope, Althaea, Amata, Aura, Byblis--to mention just some of the names which are rather more popular resorted to the supreme gesture of ending their life in a free and consenting manner, either by hanging (most cases), or by tossing themselves into a void, a river or into the sea, by fire or sword.
Althaea officinalis Linn Calotropis procera (Wild.) R.Br Citrus limon (L).
This confection is the modern version of a medicinal confection made from Althaea officinalis, the marshmallow plant.
IX Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis)--Marshmallow's habitat is salt marshes, damp meadows, the sides of ditches, by the sea, and on the banks of tidal rivers.
Standards and microwave assisted water extracts from Achillea milleffolium (herb), Althaea officinalis (roots), Equisetum arvense (herb), Juglans regia (leaves), Matricaria chamomella (flowers) and Taraxacum officinale (herb) were the samples used for this study.