Asteraceae Achillea millefolium L.

Common Yarrow

Saanich - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 80

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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: Saanich
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Young leaves chewed and juice swallowed for sore throats.

RECRD: 47532 id: 948