The Swiss Laboratory searches the world for the most premium ingredients – The Swiss Alpine region is renowned for it’s pristine conditions – It is in the Alps that Swiss Laboratory sources much of its SWISS ALPINE HERBS, including the MALLOW LEAF, Hyssop & Bergamot Mint that is in the DeLaVie Vitamin Drink range.
Mallow comes from the Botanical name Malva sylvestris L, Malva Vulgaris.
Also known by other names such as zebrina mallow, blue mallow, cheesecake, high mallow, marshmallow, cheese flower, Malva (Spanish), malve (German), rödmalva (Swedish), mauve (French) and almindelig katost (Danish).
Mallow Leaf is native to North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean, but now holds a natural habitat in many parts of the world. DeLaVie sources its Mallow Leaf from the Swiss Alpes. It is a biennial or perennial plant of the Malvaceae plant family.
The flowers of the mallow are pink with purple veins, and the leaves are dark green.
The fruit is ring shape and then splits into lots of small seeds. The flowers are 2 – 5 cm wide with its petals being 3 – 4 times longer than its cup. Covered with tiny hairs and creeping stems. The mallow plant can grow up to one meter in height. La Boisson DeLaVie contains this ingredient which makes this drink so much more beneficial to drink.
The leaves and flowers are the parts of the plant that can be used in herbal medicines and foods.
Some of the beneficial substances that the leaves and flower buds contain are vitamin C, mucus, essential oil, tannins, and flavonoids.
Malva sylvestris is a subspecies of the common mallow. It is rich in mucilage, and the flowers of this subspecies get used heavily in herbal medicine for treating such things as;
MALLOW LEAF – in DeLaVie – Benefits
- throat infections,
- and bronchitis.
- treatment for wounds
- Inflammation of the mucous membrane in the throat, mouth, stomach, and intestines.
- kidney stones,
- kidney inflammation,
Because of its anti-inflammatory, bactericidal and astringent properties of the plant, it can be used externally to treat;
- skin rashes,
- swelling and
- insect bites.
Malva sylvestris has also been used as a source of food as the seeds of the plant have a similar taste to a young hazelnut and can be used in green salads along with its leaves and flowers.
Common mallow has very similar health benefits as the marshmallow (Althaea Officinalis). Its healing properties help with respiratory problems in the mucosa of the upper respiratory tract. The herb contains mucous that can cover the inflamed tissue with a layer of protection. Herbal tea can be made from the flowers or leaves to help with coughing. The tea is also said to help mothers who are nursing to help produce milk.
DeLaVie – ” The Drink of Life”
DeLaVie has an excellent taste as well as being beneficial to your health. Being a liquid form, DeLaVie enables to get your daily intake of its ingredients without having to take multiple sorts of supplements. DeLaVie is a multivitamin supplement drink.