Archive for September, 2010

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

yarrowYarrow (Achillea millefolium), also known as milfoil, carpenter’s weed, bloodwort and under other names, is among the oldest known herbal remedies and medicinal herbs which has been used for more than three millenia. Yarrow is a perennial herb which grows in North America, Europe and some Asian territories.In ancient times yarrow was primarily used to stop bleeding and treat wounds. Nowadays, applications of yarrow and its extracts are various and vast. (more…)