Ethnobotany and phytochemistry of yarrow,Achillea millefolium, compositae

  title={Ethnobotany and phytochemistry of yarrow,Achillea millefolium, compositae},
  author={Richard F. Chandler and S. N. Hooper and Matthew J. Harvey},
  journal={Economic Botany},
The data reported in the literature concerning the uses and composition of yarrow,Achillea millefolium aggr., Compositae, are compiled and discussed. Historically, this plant has been extensively used as a herbal remedy for numerous afflictions by many cultures on several continents. It has also been the subject of a considerable number of scientific investigations. It has, however, not been previously reviewed. Analysis of available information demonstrates the value of continued phytochemical… CONTINUE READING