A mildly bitter herb that has been used by humans as an herbal ally since Ancient times. It is referenced in Native American, Ayurveda, and Chinese medicine.
Yarrow received its Latin name Achillea from the Greek hero Achilles, who used the herb to staunch and disinfect his soldier’s wounds.
Infusion: Add 2-3 Tbsp to 1 L of hot water. Steep 2-5 min.
Add to vinegar to extract nutritive properties, or use in bathes or facial steams. Specific Cautions: Avoid during pregnancy. Do not use if taking anti-coagulants and hypo/hypertensive medicines.