Achillea millefolium

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Achillea millefolium

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wild or cultivated


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HUNDRED-LEAVED GRASS. MILFOIL. NOSEBLEED. SANGUINARY. THOUSAND-SEAL. YARROW. Europe, Asia and America. In some parts of Sweden, yarrow is said to be employed as a substitute for hops in the preparation of beer, to which it is supposed to add an intoxicating effect[1].

  1. U S. Disp. 17. 1865.
Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919.


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