Asteraceae Achillea millefolium L.

Common Yarrow

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 23

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Scientific name: Achillea millefolium L.
USDA symbol: ACMIM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Yarrow
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion of plant heads used to make a compress for headaches.

RECRD: 5261 id: 788