The flower is usually related to as a geranium, which has small flowers in a variety of colors. Many people have flowers in their gardens without even realizing the potential healing powers that plants have when used as herbs. The tannin is responsible for soothing the digestive tract and is useful in the prevention and treatment of frequent diarrhea. Cranesbill Root has been used for centuries as a way to treat these problems. The raw plant has been used in the past but is now available in easy to use supplements. Cranesbills best benefits those with mild gastrointestinal diseases. The tannin in the herb can help relieve diarrhea, bladder inflammation and other related Crohn's disease symptoms. Historically, cranesbill existed also used in folk remedy to prevent abnormal bleeding, holding that linked to period and uterine difficulties. Tannins can further serve as a simple way to reduce the redness and inflammation -related skin conditions such as wounds astringent.