Herb latin name: Geranium bicknellii
Synonyms: Geranium carolinianum longipes, Geranium nemorale
Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium Family)
Medicinal use of Geranium bicknellii:The whole plant, but especially the roots, is astringent, salve and styptic. It can be used as a gargle for sore throats.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Woodlands or open fields.
Edible parts of Geranium bicknellii:Leaves - raw or cooked. Not choice. Flowers - raw.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - sow spring or autumn in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
Cultivation of Geranium bicknellii:Woodlands or open fields.
Known hazards of Geranium bicknellii:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.