Yarrow, Organically grown Achillea millefolium

$7.00

Yarrow   ( Achillea millefolium  ) is organically grown in Poland

 

AKA 

Bloodwort, Herba Militaris, Knight's Milfoil, Milfoil, Nosebleed, Old Man's Pepper,Schafgarbe, Soldier's Herb, Woundwort, Noble Yarrow, Millefolium, Thousand Leaf

 

 

Cautions   please be aware that herbs, although natural can interact with certain medications, and that they may be ill advised to use under certain health conditions.  Please consult a qualified health practitioner for cautions pertinent to you.

 

No therapeutic claim   is made or intended for this product.  Information is for educational purposes only. 

Please Note   The combined weight of each individual herb powder will be packed in one bag unless you specify otherwise.  Ie if you order 2x50g, it will be packed as 1 x 100g 

 

____________________________________________________________________________

 

 

Further interesting reading...

 

Actions : Diaphoretic, hypotensive, astringent, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, anti-microbial, bitter, hepatic.

 

Achillea millefolium is commonly used for severe colds and the onset of fevers. It may also help with obstructed perspiration. It may help with reducing inflammation, as an anti-bacterial and to reduce muscle cramping.

 

Yarrow is one of the best diaphoretic herbs and is astandard remedy for aiding the body to deal with fevers. It lowers blood pressure due to a dilation of the peripheral vessels. It stimulates the digestion and tones the blood vessels. As a urinary antiseptic it is indicated in infections such as cystitis. Used externally it will aid in thehealing of wounds. It is considered to be a specific in thrombotic conditions associated with hypertension.

 

Priest & Priest  tell us that it is a "mild, slow & stimulating diaphoretic: indicated for the first stage of acute febrile reactions. For atonic & relaxed tissues where there is free discharge or passive haemorrhage of bright red blood. Cold preparations stimulate the appetite and tone the digestive organs." They give the following specific indications: Acute stage of colds, influenza and respiratory catarrhs. Chronic diarrhoea anddysentery. Epistaxis, intestinal haemorrhage and bleeding haemorrhoids.Uterine haemorrhage, profuse protracted menstruation and leucorrhoea.

 

Ellingwood  considered it specific for "hot, dry burning skin, at the beginning of acute asthenic fevers, with suppressed secretion; deficientrenal action, with renal or urethral irritation; acute or chronic Bright'sdisease in its incipient stage. Leucorrhoea with relaxed vaginal walls. Menorrhagia and amenorrhoea; haemorrhoids with bloody discharge, atonic gastric and intestinal dyspepsia; passive haemorrhages." In addition he recommends it for the following patholgies: haematuria, uterine haemorrhage,intestinal irritation, leucorrhoea, fevers, ureamia, oedema, tonsillitis,epididymitis.

 

Combinations : For fevers it will combine well with Elder Flower, Peppermint, and Ginger. For raised blood pressure it may be used with Hawthorn & Linden Flowers.