Wild Geranium - Geranium Maculatum
Wild Geranium can be produced into essential oils and ointments, and have a lot of uses. It can be used as an antibacterial ointment and can also be used as an antioxidant and also as a natural laxative when needed. The plants contain myricin, tannin, albumen, lignin and also the spigline. A herbalist knows how to create these into oils that are helpful for medicinal purposes.
The Wild Geranium is a herbaceous perennial that is native to Northeastern North America. This plant blooms a pale pink, deep pink, or lilac showy flower in the spring. The Geranium attracts butterflies and tolerates rabbits and deer. They prefer to be planted in moist soils that are well drained. These plants are great when added to large containers for porches, patios and also to decorate around a pool area. They normally bloom during the early part of summer and the latter part of the spring months. They look amazing when several are planted together and bloom at the same time in a garden. This is a wonderful way to bring lots of bright and vivid color as they are blooming. These plants can have beautiful green leaves that display the beautiful blooms, and the leaves can grow to become around five inches long and also five inches wide. These are great plants because they grow very quickly and paints a beautiful picture in a garden area. They are also very easy to grow and care for as they take very little maintenance to get these beautiful plants to grow.