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Health Benefits of Pelargonium

Health Benefits of Pelargonium

Also called as the ‘black geranium’, pelargonium is a traditional herb which is known to be native to country of South Africa. This herb locally is called as Umckaloabo which in English means ‘heavy cough as well as well as chest problems’. This herb has been known to be in the human culture for hundreds of years and was primarily discovered by an Englishman as a cure for TB. This herb is known to possess a number of benefits for health and wellbeing and is one of the common cures for numerous respiratory diseases. Some of the health benefits associated with the herb are mentioned below.

Primary Use of this Herb

This herb has been utilised over the years for prevention as well as curing numerous sorts of respiratory conditions such as asthma, bronchitis etc.

Chemical And Nutrient Content in Pelargonium

  • No info available.

Health Benefits of Pelargonium

  1. Has been used as a treatment of Bronchitis

    A research conducted on around 800 people revealed that this herb is effective in curing situations such as bronchitis and can effectively treat issues or symptoms of this disease with headache and nausea being some of them.

  2. Helps in Curing Sinusitis

    Further researches done on this herb have shown that it consuming the extract of pelargonium is effective in faster recovery from sinusitis and is known to not show any side effects.

  3. Helps in Treating Common Cold

    Patients were given the regular dosage of this herb and were found to be completely cured. It also was seen to cure other connected issues with cold such as nasal blockage and chest congestion.

  4. Helps in Curing Tonsillitis

    This herb was also seen to be effective in treating acute tonsillitis and was also known to be helpful in reducing the related symptoms such as sore throat by up to 2 days.

How to Use

  • The extract is normally utilised in cough syrups and other decoctions.
  • It has been found to be super effective if consumed directly in the form of extract.


No known side effects of this herb.

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