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Achillea erba-rotta moschata - (Wulfen.)I.Richardson.
                 
Common Name Musk Milfoil
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness 5-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Rocky slopes, alpine grassland and scree on calcareous soils in the Alps[9, 50].
Range Europe
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun

Summary

Achillea erba-rotta moschata Musk Milfoil


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Achillea erba-rotta moschata Musk Milfoil
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Physical Characteristics
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Achillea erba-rotta moschata is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.2 m (0ft 8in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 6 and is not frost tender. It is in flower in June, and the seeds ripen in July. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, prefers well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.

Synonyms
A. moschata.

Habitats
 Cultivated Beds;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses


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Appetizer;  Diaphoretic;  Digestive;  Diuretic;  Stomachic;  Tonic.

The leaves and flowering stems are appetizer, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, stomachic and tonic[9, 46, 61]. An infusion is used in the treatment of liver and kidney disorders, as a tonic to the digestive system, exhaustion, nervous headaches etc[9]. The plant is harvested in the summer and can be dried for later use[9].
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
Succeeds in most soils but prefers a well-drained soil in a sunny position[1]. Lives longer in a poor soil[200]. Hybridizes freely with other members of this genus[200]. Plants succeed in maritime gardens[233].
Propagation
Seed - sow spring or early autumn in a cold frame[133]. The seed usually germinates in 1 - 3 months[133]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division in spring or autumn. Very easy, the divisions can be planted direct into their permanent positions. Basal cuttings of new shoots in spring. Very easy, collect the shoots when they are about 10cm tall, potting them up individually in pots and keeping them in a warm but lightly shaded position. They should root within 3 weeks and will be ready to plant out in the summer.
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Achillea ageratumMace, Sweet-nancy20
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Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, Sneezeweed21
Achillea santolina 01
Achillea sibiricaSiberian Yarrow11
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Author
(Wulfen.)I.Richardson.
Botanical References
50200
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Readers comment
 
Elizabeth H.
Ralf Gering Thu May 24 13:46:49 2001
Hello,

The leaves and flowers of Acillea moschata (Moschus-Schafgarbe) are used in Switzerland for "Ivalikör", a famous Swiss liqueur.

See bottom of:

http://www.napsberlin.de/html/achilleamillefolium.html

Ralf Gering

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