|Scientific Name:||Achillea millefolium|
|Irish Name:||Athair thalún|
|Habitat:||pastures, roadsides and waste places|
Yarrow was known for its use in staunching the flow of blood from injuries and Achilles, the Greek warrior, was reputed to have had it applied to wounds made in bloody battle. Yarrow is used for the treatment of many ailments.
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