Ethnobotany and phytochemistry of yarrow,Achillea millefolium, compositae

@article{Chandler2008EthnobotanyAP,
  title={Ethnobotany and phytochemistry of yarrow,Achillea millefolium, compositae},
  author={R. F. Chandler and Shirley N. Hooper and Michael John Harvey},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  year={2008},
  volume={36},
  pages={203-223}
}
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… 
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