For some years already, Pelargonium extract has proven to be effective against infections of the airways and ear-nose-throat region. This herbal remedy originates from South Africa and was introduced to Europe in 1807 by C.H Stevens under the name “Umckaloabo” – a Zulu word meaning “severe cough”, and used specifically for tuberculosis.
Nowadays Pelargonium is used to for acute and chronic infections of the respiratory tract. Numerous studies have been conducted on the efficacy and safety of Pelargonium in the treatment of common colds, upper- & lower respiratory tract infections, tonsillitis and ear infections. Studies indicated that Pelargonium sidoides shortens the duration of the illness and reduces the ... Read more »