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Yarrow - Achillea millefolium

Yarrow - Achillea millefolium


System: Skin.


Qualities/Actions: Commonly used in traditional medicine, yarrow is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiseptic properties. When dried, yarrow can be used to make teas, tinctures, or added to bathwater for its healing benefits. Yarrow is often used to help alleviate symptoms of the common cold and flu, as well as to support digestive health and reduce inflammation. It is also known for its ability to aid in the healing of wounds and skin irritations when used topically. Additionally, yarrow has been used to help regulate menstrual cycles and ease symptoms of menstruation. When used in culinary applications, dried yarrow can be added to soups, stews, and sauces to impart a mild, earthy flavor. Whether used for its health benefits or to add flavor to dishes, yarrow is a must-have for any herbal medicine cabinet or spice rack.


Anti-inflammatory: Controls inflammation, a reaction to injury or infection.

Vulnerary: Assists to heal wounds.


Common Use: Infusion, Styptic Powder, Tincture.


Safety: As with any herb, it is important to use yarrow safely and in moderation. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should avoid using yarrow, and individuals with liver or kidney disorders should consult a healthcare professional before using this herb.


Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark place in an airtight container.





Disclaimer: this information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA or CFIA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.

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