I have yet to try skunk root tea, as the plant is mildly toxic and I have yet to garner much information on it. However, it is not limited to middle america. I dwell in Michigan and this plant grows wild in a bog across from my home. If you can find information on the preperation of this tea I would gladly try it for you and let you know how it fairs. You may contact me on here or through my email at Loraintrine@yahoo.com
A humble truthseeker shaman,
Hello there Loraintrine, i'm currently doing a course in horticulture and i suggest you get the plant positively identified before you start making tea out of it. One of the most common reasons for sickness and death related to plants is ingestion through identification errors.
You may have a great knowledge of plants and in particular teacher plants, i cannot be certain of this so i figured a friendly reminder to be careful was in order. I have to admit i've never heard of this "skunk root" if it's not outlawed down here i might look into it after adequate preparation.