Squirrel Tail (Yarrow)
This herb is best known for its blood clotting properties. The Cherokee used fresh crushed leaves directly on the wound to stop the bleeding.
When mixed with spring water, it has the ability to stop internal bleeding and a tea made from the leaves can assist digestion and promote proper function of the stomach. It is also used to treat kidney and gallbladder issues.
A decoction made from the leaves and the stems will do wonders for the treatment of ache. It is also effective in the treatment of chapped hands or skin irritation.