Asteraceae Achillea millefolium L.

Common Yarrow

Miwok - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Barrett, S. A. and E. W. Gifford, 1933, Miwok Material Culture, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 2(4):11, page 166

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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: Miwok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Dried or green mashed leaves used for pain and used during influenza epidemic.

RECRD: 20214 id: 891