Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Yarrow

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Yarrow flowers
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Yarrow oil comes from the Achillea millefolium plant. It has a sweet, spicy scent. It has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effects.

Properties[edit]

Circulatory[edit]

Reduces high blood pressure. Improves hemorrhoids and varicose veins.

Digestive[edit]

Relieves indigestion, flatulence and constipation.

Gynecological[edit]

Regulates the menstrual cycle.

Skin[edit]

Improves eczema, rashes and promotes healing of minor wounds and burns.

Urological[edit]

Relieves cystitis.

Caution[edit]

  • Don't use yarrow oil during pregnancy.
  • Yarrow oil may irritate sensitive skin.