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Pelargonium Sidoides 

 

Pelargonium sidoides is a native plant of coastal mountainous regions of South Africa. It forms a rosette-like plant with crowded leaves and roots that when maturing after two to three years are thick and reddish brown.It belongs to the genus pelargonium (consisting of 280 species) of the Geraniaceae family.

  

We harvest Pelargonium sidoides products in bulk for the pharmaceutical as well as the homeopathic industry. 

A nature’s own product 

Products produced from the Pelargonium sidoides plant:

  • Fresh root
  • Dried and sliced root
  • Dried and shredded root
  • Pelargonium powder 

 

INTERESTING FACTS:

Pelargonium sidoides has been successfully used for the treatment of:

  • Respiratory infections like bronchitis, sinusitis, and pneumonia, tonsillitis and rhinopharyngitis
  • It is often used as an alternative to antibiotics
  • Acute and chronic ear, nose and throat infections
  • Rapid improvement in the symptoms associated with colds and flu
  • Analgesic (absence of pain) effects

 

 How Pelargonium Wild Harvesting Works

Prior to collection harvesters are recruited and are trained in special training
sessions. Aspects covered during the training are:

·How to recognize the correct species of Pelargonium to avoid contamination of the pharmaceutical raw material

·Correct harvesting technique to avoid / minimize damage to the environment

·Replanting of the aerial parts of Pelargonium to maintain the wild populations

·Appropriate post harvest handling, storage etc.

Pelargonium sidoides