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Yarrow; Medicinal uses
Yarrow was used by the Greeks to control haemorrhages - for which it is still prescribed in homeopathy today. It's also one of the best-known herbal treatments for fever, when drunk as an infusion - it seems to expel toxins. In China it is used as a poultice for healing wounds, and as a mouthwash for inflamed gums. To order seed, see our Mail Order section.