Achillea millefolium

Yarrow

This common herb is found in temperate climates around the world. The blue calming azulene is created during distillation, although some yarrow oils lack azulene and, therefore, the color.
Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)

Extraction: Distilled from herb and flowers. The odor is green, herbaceous and sharp.

Medicinal Action: Yarrow treats digestive and muscular cramps, hemorrhoids, menstrual irregularity and urinary infections.

Cosmetic/Skin Use: Helps heal rashes and wounds, acne, eczema, inflammation, varicose veins, and wounds. It is also used as a hair tonic.

Emotional Attribute: Yarrow instills a sense of security and assists long-range planning.

Kathi Keville Written by Kathi Keville

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