Scientific Name:Achillea millefolium   
Vernacular Name:Herbe de Saint Jean
Family name :Asteraceae
Geographic Distribution:cultivated plant

Botanical Description

Achillea millefolium Is an erect herbaceous perennial plant that produces one to several stems of 0.2-1 m high, and has a spreadingrhizomatous growth form. Leaves are evenly distributed along the stem, with the leaves near the middle and bottom of the stem being the largest.

Medicinal Use

Scientific studies has shown that Achillea millefolium has an anti-ulcer activity. It is a widespread medicinal plant used in folk medicine to treat inflammation, pain and gastrointestinal disorders. Screening of gastro intestinal protective potential against acute and chronic ulcers has shown positive correlation with its uses in folk medicinal

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