Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

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Port Erin, Isle of Man

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This plant grows in grassy places all over the island. It has many uses in herbal medicine, particularly in the treatment of wounds. The Greek hero Achilles was said to carry it with his army to treat injuries.

Its Manx name is “ayr hallooin”, which means “earth father”.

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