Scientific Name: Achillea millefolium
Common Name: Yarrow
Other Common Names: common yarrow, western yarrow, wooly yarrow, milfoil,
millfoil, thousandleaf, thousand leaf, soldierís woundwort, bloodwort, nose
bleed, nosebleed, devilís nettle, sanguinary, old-manís-pepper stenchgrass,
stench grass, soldier's friend, soldier's friend, thousand seal, woundwort,
staunchgrass, staunch grass, and field hop
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 3-10
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 100
Notes: Tea made from the flowers is used for colds and fever.
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM The most medicinally active variety. White flowers and feathery foliage. Proven mosquito repellent. Impressive all-round natural remedies without equal. Owing to their bitter principles, they have the reputation as general fortifiers, helping to build the body's natural resistance. They improve digestion, circulation, and the functions of the liver, gall bladder, and kidneys. They are valuable wound herbs for cuts and make excellent cosmetic lotions for cleansing and beautifying the skin.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.