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(Science: botany) An American and European composite plant (Achillea Millefolium) with very finely dissected leaves and small white corymbed flowers. It has a strong, and somewhat aromatic, odour and taste, and is sometimes used in making beer, or is dried for smoking.

Synonym: milfoil, and nosebleed.

Origin: OE. Yarowe, yarwe, yarowe, AS. Gearwe; akin to D. Gerw, OHG. Garwa, garawa, G. Garbe, schafgarbe, and perhaps to E. Yare.

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Best way to stop nose bleed?

... constrict the rete capillaries causing decreased blood flow and increasing the rate of coagulation. :wink: PS: on a more serious note, the plant yarrow is excellent for stopping nose bleeds, look it up and see if you have any growing around your area. Oh yeah, I forgot to give a serious answer ...

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by AstusAleator
Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:11 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Best way to stop nose bleed?
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cellular organization

First name & student #: Yarrow 04573 Date submitted: Thursday the 8th Chapter 1 Vocabulary: 30 points Highlight and copy this document to a Word file. Complete your work in Word, name the file and save it on your computer. Submit the ...

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by ys04573
Thu Sep 08, 2005 5:06 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular organization
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