Yarrow - Healing
Common Names: Thousand Leaf; Noble Yarrow,Old Man's Pepper, Milifoil
Parts Used: Whole herb.
Bodily Influences: Achilles, the Greek hero of legend, said the juice from fresh Yarrow put into the eye will take away redness. The American Indians used Yarrow as a swift remedy for rundown feeling and indigestion as well as a remedy for increasing the urinary flow from the kidneys. Yarrow settles nerves and therefore helps reduce high blood pressure. It can help relieve shortness of breath and wasting of spinal marrow. Yarrow's list off seccesses is legion, childhood diseases, including infant diarrhea, uterus problems, Bright's disease (egg white material in the urine), gas, piles, sore nipples, fistulas, flu and hair loss. Yarrow Pure Herbs Liquid Extract may be taken for involuntary loss of urine, bed wetting, spitting up of blood, as a nervine and as a remedy for common colds and high blood sugar.
Recommended Dosage: 30 to 60 drops three times a day in fluid or under the tongue.
Directions on label: For adults, mix 2 ml of extract in 2 oz (60 ml) of water one time daily preferably with a meal
References: Dr. Eugene C Watkins, "Get Well With Natural Remedies;" Alma R. Hutchens, "Indian Herbalogy of North America."
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