Botanical Name - Achillea millefolium
Organic Status - Conventional
Country of Origin - Hungary
Plant Part - Aerials
Suggested preparation for Tea: boil 1 teaspoon per cup of water for 15 minutes, then after it has cooled slightly, strain and serve.
Suggested preparation for a rinse or wash: Brew the tea as above and allow the mixture to cool before applying to skin.
The legend of Yarrow is that it was the herb that protected the great Greek warrior Achilles and that he used to cover his body in a wash made of the herb, everywhere except for his heels and he used it to staunch the bleeding of his soldiers in battle.