geranium robertianum

HERB SAN ROBERTO (geranium robertianum) - HIPERnatural.COM
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geranium robertianum
Used Part.

The flowering tops.

Active Principles.

Essential oil: geraniol, citronelal, linalol, terpineol; resin. Abundant tannins (35%) Bitter principles: geraniína. Organic acids: malic, citric.

Drug Action.

The tannins give it an astringent (antidiarrheal, hemostatic) the essential oil has antiseptic and analgesic effect. Also has a mild diuretic and hypoglycemic.



States that require an increase in urine output: genitourinary disorders (cystitis, ureteritis, urethritis, pyelonephritis, oliguria, urolithiasis) hiperazotemia, hyperuricemia, gout, high blood pressure, edema, overweight accompanied by fluid retention.


In topical use: osteo inflammations, wounds and skin sores, mouth or corneal, blefaroconjuntivitis, stomatitis, glossitis, oral thrush, parodontopatías, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, dermatitis, erythema, pruritus, vulvovaginitis.


Gastritis, gastroduodenal ulcer: tannins can irritate the gastric mucosa, this side effect can be offset by associating with drug mucilages, as the marshmallow.

Do not prescribe dosage forms with alcoholic content for oral administration in children under two years or consultants in the process of alcohol addiction.

Caution / Poisoning.

Hypersensitivity to this or other essential oils.

Unless otherwise indicated, we recommend not to prescribe essential oils through internal during pregnancy, lactation, children under six years old, patients with epilepsy, Parkinson's or other neurological diseases.

Do not apply topically to children under two years old or people with respiratory allergies.

Take into account the alcohol content of the fluid extract and tincture.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Internal use:

Infusion: one tablespoon per cup of dessert, infuse 10 minutes. Three cups a day, after meals.

Essential oil: 2 to 4 drops, three times a day, on a sugar cube in oily solution or an alcoholic.

External use:

Plant fresh, crushed and applied on the wounds.

Decoction: 30 g / l, boil ten minutes. Apply in the form of mouthwashes gargarismos, bath towels or eye.

Essential oil, in oil or alcohol solution.


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