Hollyhocks, they are useful in the treatment of chest complaints, and a decoction is used to improve blood circulation, for the treatment of constipation, dysmenorrhoea, haemorrhage etc.
Young leaves Raw or cooked. A mild flavour, but the texture leaves something to be desired. They have been used as a pot-herb. Hollyhock is soothing to the gastrointestinal, respiratory and urinary tracts in the human body. It promotes urination, soothes ulcers and can help relieve a dry cough. When you have a very sore throat and it’s hard to swallow, try a cold infusion of Hollyhock imported from Iran.