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Cranesbill Root C/S

Also Known As - Geranium maculatum, Alum Root, Storksbill, Wild Geranium, American Cranesbill, Spotted Cranesbill, Old Maid’s Nightcap, and Crowfoot.

Wild Crafted - USA

Medicinal - Whole Cranesbill Root contains tannin, known to help in the absorption of excess water. Cranebill Root is one of those wildcrafted herbs that is highly astringent. Useful as an infusion in cholera, diarrhea, and dysentery. Use tea for mouthwash for mouth sores and bleeding gums, and profuse menstrual bleeding, bleeding wounds, nosebleed, bleeding from extracted teeth. The dry powder sprinkled on a wound or cut will stop bleeding immediately. Used for old chronic ulcers. Strong tea solution rubbed on breasts will stop milk flow, rubbed on nipples will harden them. Internally, for piles inject as an enema 2-3 tbsp. of strong tea several times a day, and after each stool. Excellent for mucus and pus in the bladder and intestines, for leukorrhea or mucous discharges from any part of the body. Useful in diabetes or Bright’s disease. Externally, used as a folk cancer remedy. 

Parts Used - Roots 

Remedies - Dried Cranesbill Root is often taken as an infusion or in herbal teas. For mucous discharges, try equal parts golden seal and cranesbill. Use a tsp. of each to a pint of boiling water. Let steep 30 minutes; use this liquid as an injection for piles, as a douche, or take internally, a tbsp. 4-6 times a day. Also, for hemorrhoids, combine finely powdered cranesbill with powdered yarrow. These made into an ointment or bolus by then adding melted coconut butter or vaseline until a doughy consistency is achieved. Roll this mixture into anal suppositories of about the thickness of the middle finger. Insert inch-long pieces into the rectum each evening before retiring.

For general use, steep 1 heaping tsp. in 1 cup of boiling water 30 minutes. Drink 1 or more cupfuls a day, a large mouthful at a time; children less according to age and weight. 

Precautions - None known.

Disclaimer - The information presented herein by Mountain Maus’ Remedies is intended for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.

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