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Yarrow Flower SEEDS – Untreated & Heirloom – Achillea millefolium – Edible – Medicinal

Non-GMO, non-hybrid, open-pollinated, no chemically treated, heirloom seeds. Yarrow is an edible and very potent medicinal perennial herb. It is truly a plant of the people and has been used for thousands of years! The legendary warrior Achilles used yarrow to treat his troops. The ancient Romans used Yarrow to cure wounds. The anti-inflammatory properties of the plant may help those who suffer from migraines. The leaves and flowers can be eaten raw and in cooking. The leaves can be boiled and simmered in butter as a side dish or added to soups and sauces and used as a vegetable in all sorts of dishes. As a garnish or condiment, the flowering tops can be sprinkled over salads and other dishes. The entire plant can be dehydrated and used for tea, infusions, tinctures, and infused oils. Read more interesting facts about Yarrow in the description below.

The price is for about ~300 seeds.

Yarrow Flower SEEDS – Untreated & Heirloom – Achillea millefolium – Edible – Medicinal

Non-GMO, non-hybrid, open-pollinated, no chemically treated, heirloom seeds. Yarrow is an edible and very potent medicinal perennial herb. It is truly a plant of the people and has been used for thousands of years! The legendary warrior Achilles used yarrow to treat his troops. The ancient Romans used Yarrow to cure wounds. The anti-inflammatory properties of the plant may help those who suffer from migraines. The leaves and flowers can be eaten raw and in cooking. The leaves can be boiled and simmered in butter as a side dish or added to soups and sauces and used as a vegetable in all sorts of dishes. As a garnish or condiment, the flowering tops can be sprinkled over salads and other dishes. The entire plant can be dehydrated and used for tea, infusions, tinctures, and infused oils. Read more interesting facts about Yarrow in the description below.

Interesting facts about Achillea millefolium: “Achillea L. (Compositae or Asteraceae) is a widely distributed medicinal plant throughout the world and has been used since ancient time. Popular indications of the several species of this genus include treatment of wounds, bleedings, headache, inflammation, pains, spasmodic diseases, flatulence and dyspepsia. Phytochemical investigations of Achillea species have revealed that many components from this genus are highly bioactive. There are many reports on the mentioned folk and traditional effects. (Saeidnia S et.al., 2011)”

The price is for about ~300 seeds.

Planting and growing tips:  Best to start in trays or Jiffy pots. Yarrow is an easy-to-grow herb and will adapt to many different types of soil. The better the soil, the quicker and better it will grow. It doesn’t like to sit in water so a well-drained position is best. All our edibles grow happily and quickly in raised garden beds.

Additional notes:

  • Yarrow is a hardy perennial herbaceous plant that can be grown in all sorts of climates. It may struggle in the tropics but can still be grown as an annual from April to September.
  • sowing depth ~2mm, germination ~9-14 days
  • The price is for about 300 seeds, non-GMO,non-hybrid, naturally grown open-pollinated heirloom seeds. Not sending to WA and Tasmania.
  • Do your research before trying any new foods. Please also note our disclaimer in the footer of this page.

 

 

References: Saeidnia, S., Gohari, A., Mokhber-Dezfuli, N., & Kiuchi, F. (2011). A review on phytochemistry and medicinal properties of the genus Achillea. DARU : Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 19(3), 173-186. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3232110/

 

Weight 0.1 kg
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