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.