Malvaceae – Mallow
This family is well known for its demulcent qualities and is very widely used by most herbalists.
Commonly used herbs and food:
Marshmallow (Althea officinalis)
Globe mallow (Sphaeralcea) – common at many elevations in the Southwest
Malva neglecta – common mallow or cheese wheel
Hollyhock (Alcea spp.)