Geranium

  • The herb contains geranini, which is a bitter substance, essential oils, significant amounts of vitamins A, B and C and minerals like calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, tannins, malic acid and phenols.

  • Properties: Haemostatic, Anti-haemorrhagic, Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Anti-inflammatory, Deodorant, Stimulant, Diuretic, Insect Repellent, Healing Remedy, Fungicide, Astringent and Tonic.

  • The plant originated in South Africa. Conditions in Greece however are ideal and it has become one of the most characteristic plants in the wider Mediterranean region.

    Its name is Greek and is derived from the word for crane because it has a shape that resembles a crane.

  • One of the symbolisms attributed to the Geranium’s seven petals is the Holy Spirit with its equal number of gifts.

    The geranium is considered to be one of the symbolic plants of the goddess Dimitra.

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