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GENERAL INFORMATION
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium, Fr. millefeuille, Ger. Schafgarbe, it. Achillea millefoglio, sp. Millenram) – a species of plant from the Asteraceae family.

CHEMISTRY
The herb has a pleasant, aromatic scent and bitter taste. The essential oil (Millefolii oleum) contains azulenic compounds, in addition, the plant contains choline, flavonoids, tannins, formic, acetic, isovaleric acids, achillein bitter glycosides and mineral salts (especially zinc and magnesium salts).

PHARMACOLOGY
Action: anti-inflammatory, anti-haemorrhagic, bacteriostatic and slight antispasmodic. The herb also stimulates the secretory functions of the gastrointestinal tract, enhances the secretion of digestive juices and bile. In the past, an infusion was made for internal bleeding. Today, yarrow herb is used internally mainly in gastrointestinal disorders manifested by a lack of appetite, bloating, intestinal cramps, indigestion and, due to its anti-inflammatory effect, in peptic ulcer disease. Bloodstone can also be used externally to relieve inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes and to wounds to speed up healing.

MORPHOLOGY
Sort
Reaches a height of 50-80 cm. Sometimes it creates small clumps. The whole plant is soft, woolly hair.
Stalk
Mossy, green, partly brown or violet, are longitudinally striate, up to 3 mm thick, with a brightly colored core.
Leaves
The leaves are green or gray-green, slightly pubescent on the upper and more pubescent on the lower surface, double or triple feathery, with erectile sections, with a slightly sharpened, whitish peak.
Flowers
Baskets collected in a baldachogrono at the top of the shoot. Each basket, 3-5 mm in diameter, consists of a settling tank, usually containing 4-5 lobed flowers and 3-20 tubular flowers. Cover covers the basket consists of 3 rows of lanceolate, mossy green coverers, arranged roof tiles, with a brownish or whitish, membranous margin. The bottom of the basket is slightly convex, in the corners of the chaff, there are ligulate flowers, three-part, whitish or reddish tongue and tubular flowers with a radiant, five-part, yellowish or light brown crown.
Fruit
Flattened achene, silver-gray, narrowly winged.
Rhizome
Creeping with a yellowish color, underground white, pink at the nodes. It produces numerous, mundane rosettes of leaves from which inflorescence stalks grow.

OCCURRENCE
Common in Eurasia (in the east reaches for Mongolia and northwestern India) and in North America (in the south to Guatemala).

BOTANY
Perennial or shrub, hemicaliptophyte. Occurs on pastures, meadows and wasteland from lowlands to mountain areas. On the arable fields present as a weed. It grows mostly in areas with sub-Atlantic and moderate continental climates. It easily adapts to different conditions, but prefers medium humus soils. Moderately photophilous. In the classification of plant communities, the species characteristic of Father Arrhenatheretalia. It blooms from July to October (sometimes when temperatures stay positive – also longer). Pre-bloom flowers, pollinated by dipterans. The number of chromosomes 2n = 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 72.