Common Yarrow Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) has many different medicinal and edible uses. The genus name "Achillea" comes from the Greek warrior Achilles who supposedly stopped the flow of blood from the wounds of his troops with this plant!
White yarrow Achillea millefolium Diaphoretic, astringent, tonic, stimulant and mild aromatic. Alternative to hops in Sweden. Said to be good for cramps and to be given to children at the beginning of eruptive diseases