Pronounced al THEE uh
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About the name Althea

From the Greek word for healing, Althea is the name of the mother of Meleager. She was told on her son's birth that when a bit of firewood was fully consumed he would die. The word althea also refers to soothing medicinal herbs of the mallow family.

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Althia, Altea, Alti


myth, healers

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