An herb entry from the Ancient Herbs and Modern Herbs book by James K. Sayre, Copyright, 2001. All rights reserved.
Yarrow, Western - Achillea lanulosa (Achillea millefolium subspecies lanulosa) - family: Asteraceae (Compositae) (Sunflower Family) (Composite Family).
This aromatic rhizome-based perennial plant grows to about two feet high. It has finely-fringed grayish leaves and produces whitish to pink flowers each summer, which are followed by tiny seeds in the autumn. Traditional use of leaves by Native Americans as a remedy for stomach disorders, wounds and burns. Leaves also used by American pioneers as a remedy for fever, rashes, colds and toothache. Some sources consider this plant to be a subspecies of or the same species as Yarrow, Achillea millefolium. Native in eastern, central and western North America.
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