Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, a true wild panacea. If you’re into herbalism or survivalism you need to make sure you know this plant. Yarrow can be found in nearly every temperate climate in the northern hemisphere. Everyone who has come across this plant has found its healing properties indispensable. It has been used for cuts, bruises, broken bones, wounds, sores, eczema, stomachaches, colds, fevers, childbirth and more. There is also a special use for this plant that many hikers and campers will love, it acts like a natural mosquito repellent. The leaves and stems can be used in a smudge to keep those little bloodsuckers away.
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