Asteraceae Achillea millefolium L.

Common Yarrow

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 74

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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: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Decoction or roots and scarlet gilia leaves taken as a laxative.

RECRD: 12397 id: 915