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Botanical Name Althaea officinalis
Family Malvaceae
Origin Banafsha is believed to have originated in Europe.
Description Banafsha is a perennial herb that grows up to a height of 1-1.5 meters. The stem is soft, hairy, and branched. The leaves are rounded and have a heart shape at the base. The flowers are small and pinkish-white, and they grow in clusters. The fruit is a disc-shaped capsule that contains numerous seeds.
Parts Used The roots, leaves, and flowers of Banafsha are used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The recommended dose of Banafsha depends on the condition being treated and the form of the herb being used. Consult a healthcare practitioner for advice on dosing.