Asteraceae Achillea millefolium L.

Common Yarrow

Makah - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Gill, Steven J., 1983, Ethnobotany of the Makah and Ozette People, Olympic Peninsula, Washington (USA), Washington State University, Ph.D. Thesis, page 322

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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: Makah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Plant taken at the start of labor 'to hurry the baby.'

RECRD: 6358 id: 868