Achillea millefolium

Folk names: Bloodwort, Arrow root, Tansy, Devil's Plaything

Warning: Pregnancy + Pets

Do not use Yarrow internally while pregnant.

Yarrow is toxic to cats and dogs.

Medicinal Uses

(This information has been collected from Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine as well as The Herbal Academy of New England, it has NOT been confirmed by Licensed Herbalist)

  • Analgesic

  • Antibacterial

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Antiseptic

  • Astringent

  • Styptic

  • Vulnerary

WARNING: Talk to your Doctor/Medical Professional before adding any 

Supplements, herbal teas, Infusions, etc. ​

Part of the reason that we list Medical Jargin is because many plants can interfere with or even counteract medications we already take or it can exacerbate ailments we already have. 

When talking to your Medical Professional, we suggest asking what "actions" an herb might do to interfere with your health, either positive of negative. For example, if you suffer from heartburn, a Cholagogue which creates more bile may not be advantagous. Too much of a good thing, eh?

Planet: Venus
Element: Water
Gender: Feminine

Astrological Sign: 

Parts Used: Leaves, Flowers


  • Food

  • Smoke

  • Tea

  • Tincture


  • Midsummer's Day (Harvest time)

Yarrow in Action

The Bat & Raven offers these products that utilize the properties of Yarrow.

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​Magical Uses

  • Attraction

  • Banishing

  • Boundary Setting

  • Courage

  • Divination

  • Exorcism

  • Happiness

  • Healing

  • House Blessing

  • Intuition

  • Love

  • Luck

  • Lust

  • Protection

  • Psychic Powers

  • Self-Love

  • Sleep