"The skunk kept coming at the firemen. They said it would not give up," the victim's mother said.
Rabies can potentially be lethal if left untreated.
"My funeral would have been cheaper," Jeanette Parker, 44, said.
Over 40 animals have tested positive for rabies in Maine this year, including a domestic cat.
The decision to prescribe the homeopathic remedy prompted the protest of British Columbia's senior public health official.
The Bangkok area was among those affected by the outbreak.
State officials said Georgia procedure not followed.