Geranium Maculatum.

Botanical name: 

Syn.—Geranium; Cranesbill.
P. E.—Rhizome.
N. O.—Geraniaceae.
N. H.—United States and Europe.

Properties: Tonic, astringent, alterative.

Indications: Relaxed enfeebled mucous membrane, without inflammation. Excessive discharge of mucus or blood in above conditions.

Use: In chronic or sub-acute diarrhea, catarrhal gastritis, mild form of passive hemorrhage, hematuria when indicated. In phthisis pulmonalis it will retard symptoms to a marked degree and is of value in night sweats. Dose from 5 to 15 drops every 2 to 4 hours: Should not be given in active inflammation. Nasal polypus injected with tincture will dry up and soon fall off.

The Materia Medica and Clinical Therapeutics, 1905, was written by Fred J. Petersen, M.D.