YARROW (COMMON)

 

About Yarrow

This very common weed lines our bush roads, our driveways and grows freely almost everywhere. Long used for its first aid capacity to heal wounds, nosebleeds as well as reducing fevers.

Primary use
Medicinal

Edible parts
Everything – Leaves, flowers and root

Medicinal
Open wounds and nosebleeds, sore gums, clearing blood clots, fevers

Identification

Fern like leaves with one central stalk topped with a cluster of white flowers. Typically under a meter tall.

Where to look

Along roadsides/disturbed areas, they enjoy sun  and a multitude of soil types. Driving bush roads where the roadsides are cut back regularly provide great habitat.

 

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