the plant yarrow - Achillea millefolium- is very important in magic and healing for its effect.
already in the old antique folk medicine due to its many essential oils and pebbles we find the yarrow as antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory remedy. it was employed as blood breastfeeding, as a tea relieves abdominal pain and bloating, stomach problems and intestinal disorders especially if you cook the tea with fresh chamomile and promotes even sleep. As an ointment, it is used for wound treatment.
The characteristics of its own oils have a particularly on the uterus and on the back muscles.
in the kitchen is also very used dried using us as a powder. In Austria we know the "Nine herb soup" of dandelions, daisies, sorrel, Gundermann, coltsfoot, plantain, nettle, the leaves of violets and yarrow.
in the magic world would for courage, love, the exorcism and Space Clearing, against nightmares, to use psychic powers, clairvoyance and divination to develop, in peace and love spells.
Yarrow tufts were hung over the cradle of infants to keep evil spirits away.
White flowering yarrow belonged in any bridal bouquet to the love of the spouses.