Potted Geranium plant is not only a decorative plant but also a medicinal herb used in Ayurvedic medicine. Grown as an ornamental herb, the potted Geranium can be grown in small containers or even grow on your windowsill. Grown as a decorative plant, it is known to produce leaves with dark green color and flowers with purple color. When grown for medicinal purposes, Geraniums are dried and used for remedies for various ailments including fever, headaches, etc. It is believed that the leaves when consumed help reduce fever and headaches while the roots or stem when boiled help reduce inflammation in joints and feet from arthritis-like conditions.
The benefits of Potted Geranium Plant
1.Relieves digestive troubles
The leaves, roots or stems of the Potted Geranium plant when boiled in water, decoction is used to help reduce digestive troubles such as colic pain due to indigestion and intestinal worms.
2.Relieves inflammation in joints and feet from arthritis-like conditions
The stems of the Potted Geranium plant when boiled in water is used to reduce inflammation in joints and feet from arthritis-like conditions. It also helps relieve muscle spasms, back pain and other body pain due to rheumatism.
3.Predominantly used as an ornamental plant but also medicinal herb
It is mainly used in ornamental gardens or flower pots but also as a medicinal herb for various ailments. The leaves of the Potted Geranium plant when dried and ground help remove dirt from the stomach, relieve indigestion and other digestive disorders. The root of the Potted Geranium plant when boiled in water is used to treat the headaches with fever that are caused by nervous system disorders.
4.High content of Vitamin C
The leaves, roots or stems of Potted Geranium plant when dried and ground are used to treat disorders such as headache, fever and other stomach ailments. The leaves when eaten regularly help control the levels of cholesterol in the blood. The leaves also have high content of Vitamin C which helps reduce the risk of diabetes.