Women's herb, universal herb, stomachache herb and hemostatic herb are only some of the names under which the common yarrow is called and which give an idea of the importance the medicinal herb had for man and still has today.

Taste. The taste of yarrow is slightly bitter, aromatic and sometimes somewhat reminiscent of chamomile.

Effect. The ingredients of yarrow, which consist mainly of essential oils, bitter substances and tannins, make the plant an interesting medicinal herb. In addition, yarrow contains appreciable proportions of salicylates or salicylic acid, which mainly have an analgesic effect.

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