Yarrow is an ancient and potent medicinal wild plant that can be used to treat everything from wounds and bruises to colds and fevers and everything in between. Learn how to harness the healing power of this wild wonder weed!
A hardy perennial with fernlike leaves and clusters of aromatic flowers, Yarrow was is a wild flower with a rich history in healing. The bright flowers of the Yarrow plant make it a pretty feature in any garden, and its resilience makes it easy to grow in many climates.
Yarrow Yarrow is a wild herb of pastures and waste places. It is recognized by its white or pink flower heads that are actually hundreds of tiny blossoms, spraying out from a single stock, giving its Latin name “Achillea milliflourium.” Grazing animals usually leave it alone so a well grazed pasture will still maintain many […]
Cuts from shaving can be annoying. Especially when you have to run to work and you’re bleeding profusely. We had a waxy styptic pencil once that you moistened in water and applied to the wound to stop the bleeding. Sometimes it worked. Sometimes it didn’t. These days we are avoiding commercial chemical products as much […]
Yarrow is an amazing natural remedy that works wonders to help stop bleeding, reduce itching from bug bites, and pain relief from burns. Learn how to make a homemade yarrow medicinal salve with this tutorial
Yarrow can often be mistaken for Queen Anne’s Lace or worse – poisonous hemlock! But if you can identify some common yarrow in your yard, it has excellent health benefits for chickens.