Species Detail

Achillea millefolium L.
yarrow


Scientific Name:  
Achillea millefolium L.
Common Name:  
yarrow
Myaamia Name:  
Uses:  
Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Spring
Habitats:  
Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Dry Prairie grasslands, Wet Prairie grasslands with flooding, Conifer Shrubland and Forest, Conifer Swamp some deciduous domts., Deciduous Swamp no coniferous domts.
Locations:  
Liebert Property
Growth Forms:  
Shrub, Cultivated

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Achillea millefolium L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Rafert, S. 1992 Use - Medicinal  tea made from root or flowers for p. 45 –
Walker, M. 2004, June 2 Use - Medicinal  leaves washed; mashed and placed in cuts/wounds
Botanical Sources  
Achillea millefolium L.
No sources entered.
Related Sources  
Achillea millefolium L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Brown, E. 2004b., August 11   Eugene Brown remembers being with a Potawatomi medicine man; John Moore; who showed him the yarrow plant [he was not totally sure; but showing him yarrow jogged this memory] and 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