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Yarrow
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Compositae (Composite)
Genus :
Achillea
Species :
millefolium
COMMON NAMES
Bloodwort; Milfoil; Sanguinary; Stanchgrass
USES
Diaphoretic and Fever Reducer; Lowers Blood Pressure; Stimulates digestion; Tones Blood Vessels; Urinary Antisceptic; Can be used externally to treat wounds.
DESCRIPTION
Yarrow is a perennial herb growing from 8 in. to 3 feet tall. Feathery, delicate leaves resemble tiny fern fronds. Stems branch near the top to support cream colored flowers, 1/4 inch across. Contains thujone in essential oil.
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