Geraniaceae Geranium maculatum L.

Spotted Geranium

Meskwaki - Drug, Toothache 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 222223

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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: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Infusion of root used for aching teeth and sore gums.

RECRD: 86548 id: 15837