From Salem, New Hampshire, USA:
I have heard that an extract from the Citrosa plant (Pelargonium citrosum, a geranium that contains citronella oil) is used in Lebanon in the treatment of diabetes. Are there any known benefits? If so, Type 1 or 2?
I have not heard of that one, but I would be very cautious. Are there controlled studies which have been done on the use of this extract in diabetes?
I would need more information and to know if it has been tried in patients with diabetes in a controlled clinical study before I could say proceed with caution.
Original posting 9 Jun 1999
Posted to Alternative Therapies and Explanations
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:04
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