millefolium L., (Asteraceae, Compositae)
plant got this name because in mythology, Achilles used it to stop
the blood when wounded by Hector. Also called chiliofyllo (thousnat
of leaves)because of the many leaflets of its compound leaves.
is a perennial plant, height 50-80 cm. The stem at the beginning
consists of a rosette, which develops rhizomes and thus around
sprouts other rosettes. End of May or later rosettes deployed
flowering stems height 40-50 cm, which on top forms an corymb
inflorescence, consisting of many small white flowers. Harvesting the
aerial parts of the plant at the stage of flowering.
contains flavonoids, tannins, coumarins and proazoulenio. It helps to
maintain in good condition of blood vessels and is soothing the upper