It gets its name from achilles, who was said to use yarrow to heal his men on the battlefield. It is also used for divination in the I ching.
Medicinal Herbs Growing at Redacre
A dictionary of medicinal plants and herbs growing at Redacre curated and catalogued by Redacre member Kath Baker.
In Ireland, bunches were hung up during the feast of corpus christi to avert evil.