Yarrow (3% Jojoba)

Botanical Name:                   Achillea millefolium

Synonym:                              Milfoil, common yarrow

Botanical Family:                  Asteraceae (Compositae)

Country of Origin:                 Germany, Hungary, France

Plant Part:                              Leaves and flowering tops

Extraction Method:                Steam distillation

Characteristics:                     sweet, herbaceous, spicy

Properties:                            
Anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cicatrisant, diaphoretic, digestive, expectorant, haemostatic, hypotensive, stomachic, tonic

Chemical Constituents:      
Tricyclene, α-pinene, camphene, β-pinene, sabinene, borneol acetate, 1,8-cineole, γ-terpinene, limonene, isoartemisia ketone, borneol, camphor, chamazulene

 

Indications:

 

Mind & Spirit:                                   

 

  • Calms nerves
  • Relieves stress.

 

Body: 

                       

  • Treats varicose veins, rheumatic pain and neuralgia
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Excellent for rashes, scars, eczema and acne. 

 

Contraindications:                Nil.  Maybe be sensitising in some individuals

Note:                                     Top

Odour Intensity:                    Un-referred

Blends well with:                 
Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, juniper, lavender, lemon, neroli, pine, rosemary, vetiver,

 

Traditions:                

Yarrow was used as a charm in Scotland and was said to have powers to ward off evil spirits.  Yarrow is also known as the Military herb.  The Swedes add it to their beer for a more rousing effect.  Throughout the ages it’s reputation grew and was used for healing a variety of ailments from lung cancer and diabetes to severe colds. 

    AU$23.00Price