Etnobotánica, Fitoquímica, Actividad Farmacológica del Género Malachra L.

The genus Malachra L. belongs to the family Malvaceae. It includes herbs or subshrubs of nine accepted species with approximately thirty synonyms, and it has been widely used in community folk medicine to treat health problems including inflammation, nasal obstruction, leishmaniasis, malaria, childbirth, kidney disorders, fever, respiratory tract diseases, among others.

Malachra;ethnobotany;pharmacological activity