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Geranium ocellatum is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.25 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
N. Africa to E. Asia - China to the Himalayas.
Found in the temperate and sub-tropical zones of the Himalayas at an elevation of 300 - 1,800 metres. Moist shady places at elevations of 900 - 2400 metres in Nepal[
Succeeds in any moderately fertile retentive soil in a sunny position[
]. Tolerates a wide range of soil types[
Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer or rabbits[
The plant is astringent and diuretic[
]. The juice of the plant is used to treat amoebic dysentery[
Seed - sow spring in situ.