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Yarrow, Blue Essential Oil

Achillea millefolium Origin: Bosnia

Yarrow, Blue Essential Oil

Overview

Botanical Name

Achillea millefolium

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used

Flowers

Note Classification

Middle

Aroma

Dry, smooth, herbal

Largest Producing Countries

Hungary, Bosnia, France and USA

Traditional Use

Known for its astringent properties. Yarrow is also used as an anti-inflammatory and in cold preparations.

Properties

Anti-inflammatory, antiarthritic, antibacterial, antifungal, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diaphoretic, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, vulnerary

Blends Well With

Bay, black pepper, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, cypress, grapefruit, lavender, neroli, oakmoss, pine, valerian, vetiver, ylang ylang

Of Interest

Yarrow was used in the brewing process to flavor beer before hops were used.

Safety Data

Avoid while pregnant.

Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).