Benefits of Babara
With its scientific name malvastrum tricuspidatum is also known as false mallow in English. It is believed to originate somewhere in America but is now pantropic. It is considered as a common weed throughout the towns of the Philippines.
Babara is used to relieve stomachaches. The whole plant is used as an anti-inflammatory and a treatment for hepatitis, liver infection, enteritis, diarrhea, arthritis, sore throat, and cough.