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The Witches Garden has the largest collection of Medical Plants in Australia & is dedicated to preserving their history and folklore.

ACHILLEA ‘Yarrow’

Achilles reputedly used yarrow to heal his warriors. Used for centuries as a herb to staunch blood flow. Helps regulate menstrual flow, reduces bleeding & relieves period pain. Fresh leaves alleviate toothache. Combine with Elder flowers & Peppermint to relieve colds. Fresh herb for salads. Can substitute Hops in brewing. Cosmetic cleanser for greasy skin. Dried leaves used in snuff & as tobacco substitute. Said to relieve hay fever & lower blood pressure. Dried sticks used by Chinese as ‘I Ching’ sticks for divination.

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