Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Yarrow
- 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 | edit source]
Circulatory[edit | edit source]
Reduces high blood pressure. Improves hemorrhoids and varicose veins.
Digestive[edit | edit source]
Relieves indigestion, flatulence and constipation.
Gynecological[edit | edit source]
Regulates the menstrual cycle.
Skin[edit | edit source]
Improves eczema, rashes and promotes healing of minor wounds and burns.
Urological[edit | edit source]
Caution[edit | edit source]
- Don't use yarrow oil during pregnancy.
- Yarrow oil may irritate sensitive skin.