Growing Yarrow in Your Herb Garden

MOTHER's Herb Garden provides a history and gardening guide for growing the herb yarrow in your garden.

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This member of the Compositae, or daisy, family has much in common with its close cousin chamomile. Both are found worldwide, and both contain an oil that is responsible for the antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antispasmodic properties of these useful plants.
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