Strictly Medicinal Seeds
'YARROW' (Achillea millefolium)
The 'Yarrow' comes with 200 organically certified seeds per packet. This mounding and creeping herbaceous or evergreen perennial is native to temperate zones worldwide. The 'Yarrow' thrives in a regular garden or woodland soil in full sun to part shade. Press seeds into soil surface and keep evenly moist until germination which can take up to 3 weeks. Thin or transplant to 18 inches apart. They grow up to 2 feet tall.
One of the most useful of the traditional herbs, yarrow has many functions in the home and apothecary. Its pungent scent is used to ward off damaging insects within the home and as a tea sprayed on the garden for the same. Some bird species line their nests with yarrow which as been shown to inhibit parasite burden to the brood. Yarrow has some analgesic properties and has been used by indigenous peoples for soothing earache, toothache, and as a poultice for wounds. The entire plant is edible although pungent and overpowering to mostl
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