Cranesbill Root ( Wild Geranium )
Also known as Wild Geranium & Alum Root. Cranesbill Herb is a herbaceous plant growing around 2 feet tall with deeply lobed, toothed leaves. The plant flowers in late spring. The flowers have five petals and are pink or purple ( rarely white). Cranesbill is Native to the Eastern United States and is common forest growth. The botanical name is from the Greek word "geranos", meaning a crane. When the plant fruits it has a distinct look resembling a crane's beak, hence the common name "Cranesbill".
Wild Harvest from the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
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Making Cranesbill Root Tea & Tincture are the most common uses of Geranium maculatum. Other uses include making Geranium essential oil and salves.
Cransebill Tea is a strong astringent and very high in tannin content ( up to 30%), very bitter and possibly unpleasant tasting to some. Adding honey, stevia, or other complimentary herbs will reduce the bitterness making the tea easier to consume as an herbal remedy.
Occult and Magic uses - Associated with love, friendship, health, acceptance, and bringing balance in ones life.
The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.
As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.