This herb plant was first used by ancient Greeks over 3,000 years ago for treating external wounds on the skin. The flowers and leaves of yarrow were eaten and also made into a tea-like drink. The fresh leaves were used to stop bleeding wounds, treat gastrointestinal problems, fight fevers, lessen menstrual bleeding and better circulation. The fresh leaves were also chewed on to relieve tooth aches. Scientists have credited yarrow for its benefits relating to almost every organ in the body.
Use 2-5 grams (1-2 teaspoons) per serve. Brew in a pot of boiled water for ten minutes, strain and pour. Add sweetener as needed.
Specifications for Yarrow
Woundwort, Knight’s milfoil, Boreal yarrow
Wild harvested where possible.
Country of Origin
Avoid during pregnancy.
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