Entry Detail

Achillea millefolium L.
yarrow


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Achillea millefolium L.
Common Name:  
yarrow
Myaamia Name:  
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Rafert, S. 1992 Use - Medicinal 

A tea is made from root or flowers for "chills and fevers", poultices made for cuts.

 

Gonella, M.P 2003-2006 Use - Medicinal 

Leaves washed, mashed and placed in cuts and wounds.

Botanical Sources  
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Related Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gonella, M.P 2003-2006  

Eugene Brown remembers being with a Potawatomi medicine man, John Moore, who showed him the yarrow plant who said if you are having trouble with bad dreams/evil spirits you hang this plant upside down around the outside of the house to keep them away.