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[Yarrow] Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is used as a medicinal herb. The leaves and stems and flowers are used fresh or dried. It is also used as a tea, to counter depression.

Planting Info:
Grown from seed.
Space between rows: 30 cm (12")
Space between seeds: 30 cm (12")
Depth: 1 cm (1/4")
Germination: 14 days
Harvest: 60 days

      Medicinal uses:

    • Anti-inflammatory.
    • Stops internal bleeding.
    • Mild diuretic.
    • Lowers blood pressure.
    • Reduces fever.
    • Used to cover wounds and stop bleeding.
    • Used for varicose veins
    • Used on bruises to reduce color.

Skin Care

Yarrow is famous for helping on skin disorders such as dandruff, acne, and chapped skin. It is also used to prevent infection on existing wounds and sores.

Yarrow Tea:

Two or three springs of yarrow steeped in hot water for five minutes. Said to be first tea to use when starting to feel ill. Also good for any wounds or bleeding problems. The tea is quite bitter so you may want to add peppermint and honey.

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