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Yarrow, Elderberry, Peppermint Remedy

Other Names: Yarrow, Milfoil, Plant Doctor, Nosebleed, Thousand-Leaf Woundwort, Old Man's Pepper, Old Man's Mustard, Yarroway, Seven Years Love, Arrowroot, Bad man's Plaything, Carpenter's Weed, Carpenter's Plant, Death Flower, Devil's Nettle, Gandrain,  Achillea Millefolium
Traditional Usages: Salads, Stop Bleeding War Wounds, For Temperature Reduction in Fevers, Influenza and Colds. Dry Skin and Absent Perspiration, Measles, Chickenpox, Feverish Children's Complaints, Nosebleed, High Blood Pressure with Thrombosis, Biliary Colic (Gallbladder Attack), Diarrhea, Dysentary, Stomach Cramps, Obstructed Menstruation, Non-Specific Vaginal Discharge, Cleans Wounds, Varicose Veins, Prevent Blood Clots, Piles, Ulcers, Fistulas, Poor Circulation, Toothache Pain,  Decreasing Menstruation during a strong Flow, Inhalant to treat hay Fever, Mild Asthma and Bronchitis, Vomiting, Loss of appetite,
Resources: Europe and Worldwide
Parts Used: Whole Herb
Administration Method: Ground yarrow for teas and other natural preparations for internal use and for sitz baths, pressed juice of fresh plants for internal use.  
Herb Action: Antispasmodic, antibacterial, astringent, anti-inflammatory, bitter tonic, increases sweating, lowers blood pressure, mild diuretic promotes menstruation, reduces fever, stops internal bleeding, tonic, urinary antiseptic.
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. Some users may be allergic to yarrow.
In some cases yarrow can cause vomiting and stomach cramps. Before taking yarrow talk with your doctor about potential drug interactions and possible side effects.


Yarrow, Elderberry, Peppermint (Herbal Fever Recipe ) - Herbal  remedy for Fever: 1 teaspoon yarrow; 1 teaspoon elderberry flowers; 1 teaspoon peppermint; 2 cups water. Infuse dried herbs in boiling water for 10 minutes. Drink while hot.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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