Herb latin name: Geranium ocellatum


Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium Family)



Medicinal use of Geranium ocellatum:

The plant is astringent and diuretic. The juice of the plant is used to treat amoebic dysentery.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual


Height:
25 cm
(9 3/4 inch)

Flovering:
July to
August

Habitat of the herb:

Found in the temperate and sub-tropical zones of the Himalayas at an elevation of 300 - 1,800 metres. Moist shady places at elevations of 900 - 2400 metres in Nepal.

Propagation of Geranium ocellatum:

Seed - sow spring in situ.

Cultivation of the herb:

Found in the temperate and sub-tropical zones of the Himalayas at an elevation of 300 - 1,800 metres. Moist shady places at elevations of 900 - 2400 metres in Nepal.

Known hazards of Geranium ocellatum:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.