Geraniaceae Geranium maculatum L.

Spotted Geranium

Meskwaki - Drug, Hemorrhoid Remedy

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 222

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Scientific name: Geranium maculatum L.
USDA symbol: GEMA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spotted Geranium
Family: Geraniaceae
Family (APG): Geraniaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemorrhoid Remedy
Notes: Poultice of pounded root bound on the anus to cause piles to recede.

RECRD: 86546 id: 15835