Our organic Yarrow Flowers, which go by the Latin botanical name of Achillea millefolium, come to us from Croatia, and are also certified kosher.
Yarrow Flowers are also known by the common names Milfoil, Noble Yarrow, Millefolium, Thousand Leaf and Nosebleed.
Herb: Yarrow Flowers - Organic - 1 Oz.
- Yarrow has Traditionally Been Used for Wounds in Battle: Yarrow has long been known for its ability to stop bleeding. Called Herba Militaris, it has been used to treat wounds on battlefields from ancient times up to the First World War.
- Yarrow's hemostatic and anti-inflammatory properties make it a valuable herb for treatment of acute bleeding of surface cuts or abrasions. Dried or fresh yarrow herb can be applied directly to a wound to help stop bleeding and reduce swelling and inflammation.
- Yarrow can also be used to treat persistent sores or wounds that do not heal, such as skin ulcers, as well as other types of skin problems including burns and rashes.
- Other Medicinal Properties of Yarrow:
- In addition to its wound-healing properties, yarrow also has many other medicinal uses. As a diaphoretic, it is used to induce sweating to relieve fevers in the early stages of colds and flu.
- Its blood regulating and anti-spasmodic properties make it useful for painful menstruation and cramps.
- It helps to promote the release of bile from the gall bladder, which aids in digestion, and as a carminative, it helps to relieve bloating and gas.
- Yarrow has astringent properties and can be used for diarrhea as well as to shrink swollen hemorrhoids.
- It can also be used for urinary tract infections.
- Yarrow is used for fever, common cold, hay fever, absence of menstruation, dysentery, diarrhea, loss of appetite, gastrointestinal (GI) tract discomfort, and to induce sweating.
- Yarrow is applied to the skin to stop bleeding from hemorrhoids; for wounds; and as a sitz bath for painful, lower pelvic, cramp-like conditions in women.
Warning: Persons with allergies to other members of the Asteraceae family (such as feverfew, chamomile, or echinacea species) should exercise caution with yarrow, as allergic cross-reactivity is common to Asteraceae plants.