This is a perennial that grows just about anywhere. It has long feathery leaves, flowers look like miniature daisies and usually blooms in mid spring through to the fall. It is very common, chances are you’ve seen them more than once.
Yarrow is associated with the great warrior Achilles, hence it’s genus name, which translates to “Achilles’ thousand leave herb.” It is said that yarrow first grew from Achilles’ blood on the ground caused by a deep wound during battle.
This herb is also said to grow at the graveside of Confucius, which gives it strong divinatory and intelligence ties.
In the Hebrides Islands off the coast of Scotland, it is believed that rubbing your eyelids with yarrow leaf grants second sight, and it is also believed to help discover one’s future love.
Courage, Love, Psychic Powers, Exorcism, Longevity in Marriage, Divination, Prophetic Dreams, Cleanse Aura, Focus, Protection, Ease of Childbirth & Communication.
Cuts, Bruises, Broken Bones, Wounds, Sores, Eczema, Stomachaches, Colds, Fever, During Childbirth, Menstrual Cramps, PCOS, Natural Mosquito Repellent, & Respiratory Infections.
Yarrow can be used dry, or made into infusions, salves, & poultice.
Yarrow & Rose Hip Oil Infusion makes a great anti-wrinkle face serum.
Drink yarrow teas before undertaking divinatory practices.
Used in healing, handfasting & weddings.
Hang yarrow over wedding night bed to ensure lasting love for 7 years.
Hangover cradle for protection.
Keep at the right side of a woman in labor to help ease.
Can be used as a smudge for protection.
Sachets for love, courage, communication & psychic abilities.
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