Yarrow, Wild, Hand Picked
Also known as Herba Militaris, Bloodwort, Milfoil, Sanguinary, Stanchgrass, and Thousand-leaf
$3.50 per Ounce
Information: This Yarrow was hand picked in the wilds of Montana, on the eastern slope of the continental divide. Special care was taken to ensure the harvest only the best Yarrow, less than 25% was harvested out of any 100 meter square area. This ensures that a healthy crop of Wild Yarrow will be provided for you.
History: Yarrow is native to Europe and Asia; however, it has been established in North America and now grows wild. Since 1200 BC, Yarrow has been used in food and medicine. In Homer’s Iliad, he Spartan hero Achilles takes the advice of a centaur and uses Yarrow’s medical properties to heal his soldiers. It is from this story that Yarrow received it genus name “Achillea.”
Uses: Fever, common cold, hay fever, absence of menstruation, dysentery, diarrhea, loss of appetite, gastrointestinal discomfort, wounds, to induce sweating, to stop bleeding from hemorrhoids, and as a sitz bath for painful, lower pelvic, cramp-like conditions in women.
Active Ingredients: linalool, sabinene, allo-ocimene, azulene, eugenol, menthol, alpha-pinene, borneol, cineole, limonene, camphor, chamazulene, apigenin, artemetin,