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The following notes refer to the species of this plant. In traditional medicine the plant is used as a vulnerary[Chopra. R. N., Nayar. S. L. and Chopra. I. C. Glossary of Indian Medicinal Plants (Including the Supplement). Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. 1986]. The root is used in Tibetan medicine where it is said to have an acrid, sweet flavour plus a cooling potency. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and febrifuge, it is used in the treatment of fevers from influenza, inflammation of the lungs, pain and swellings of the limbs[Tsarong. Tsewang. J. Tibetan Medicinal Plants Tibetan Medical Publications, India 1994].

Geranium pratense (Victor Reiter Group) Black Beauty= 'Nodbeauty'

Genus: Geranium
Species: pratense
Cultivar: (Victor Reiter Group) Black Beauty= 'Nodbeauty'
Distribution summary: Garden origin
Habit: Perennial
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Garden status: Not currently grown
Reason for growing: Medicinal

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