Dried - Cape Citrus Geranium
Common name: Cape Citrus Geranium.
Botanical name: Pelargonium citronellum.
Fragrance: Lemon, sweet, fresh.
Parts used: Leaves, flowers.
Properties/attributes: Anti-viral, anti-bacterial.
Traditionally used for: Stress, deodorant.
Warning: Skin irritant.
Organic Dried Citrus Geranium
Excellent as an herbal tea, infusion, decoction, or in a tea-blend.
Certified organic by Lacon GmbH. Control code ZA-BIO-134. Equivalent to Reg. (EC) 834/2007 & (EC) No 889/2008. NOP (regulation USDA).
Apart from the wonderful citrus tang and being a great anti-oxidant, it also has strong astringent and antimicrobial qualities, relieves pain and swelling, reduces fever.
Astringent herbs are used to reduce blood loss from the reproductive tract as well as the gastrointestinal tract, respiratory tract, and skin.
Aromatherapy, Diffusion, Steam inhalation, infusion.