Herb Robert
Botanical name: Geranium robertianum
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Herb Robert

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This precious plant is a supreme therapeutic herb. It is unique in its ability to oxygenate the cells – meaning that at a cellular level the body is much better able to fight disease and renew itself when taking Herb Robert. Hence, Herb Robert works to increase the immune response and the body’s ability to regenerate. How good is that?!

The herb is renowned in Portugal by traditional doctors and herbalists as the most effective herbal remedy for cancer treatment and prevention. The herb contains ellagic acid, which research has shown may slow growth of some tumours casued by certain carcinogens. Sadly, despite these amazing healing characteristics, Herb Robert is little used in modern herbalism. It is sometimes however used for diarrhoea and to stop bleeding.
Other research has shown Herb Robert to lower blood sugar levels, and so it could be extremely useful in cases of diabetes or to prevent diabetes in susceptible people.
Precautions / Contraindications: 

Not to be taken with blood-thinning medications.

Isabell Shipard (2007), How Can I Use Herbs In My Daily Life, p158-160
Plants For A Future online database: http://www.pfaf.org

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Submitted by DJ (not verified) on

Just wanted to ask a quick question: Is is okay to drink Herb Robert tea during pregnancy? Could you please let me know.
Thank you!

Submitted by Niall on

Hi DJ,

This is a very little-known herb. Unfortunately there has not been much scientific research done on herb robert during pregnancy, so most doctors will advise steering clear of it during pregnancy as a precaution. 

That said, there are no known contraindications for herb robert, and it contains natural progesterone so is said to be good for fertility before pregnancy.