YARROW

YARROW:

 

ALSO KNOWN AS: Bloodwort, Herbemilitaire, Milfoil, Soldier’s WoundWort and Thousand Weed

PREPARATION:

  • Infusion:

Bring water to a boil and add 1 to 2 teaspoons of dried herb per cup. Steep for 10 minutes and drink no more than 3 cups daily. Add sugar, honey or lemon to combat bitterness.

USE: (Grow Your Own)

Use well-drained and moist soil. Plant seeds or root divisions 12 inches apart in the spring or fall under full sun. Harvest yarrow when plants are in full bloom.