Helpful Plant: Dove’s-foot

Before there were pharmacies and pills there were plants. Everything that grows can hurt or heal.

Disclaimer: This post is meant to educate and should not be used in replacement of actual medical advice.

About Dove’s-foot Geranium molle

This plant can be found pastures, along paths as well as people’s gardens. It has small pink or red flowers with pale leaves on a long red-haired stalk.  It is part of the Plantae kingdom, Geraniales order,Geraniaceae Family, Geranium genus.

This plant was originally from Mediterranean and Sub-Mediterranean climates. It was introduced to North America and today is considered a noxious weed.

Medical Uses

Dove’s-foot can be used to  internal injuries such joint pains, gout and can help with kidney stones. External uses include cleaning and healing cuts, ulcers and fistulas.

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