Description of the plant:
It belongs to the family Compositae. A common, grayish-green, perennial plant on pastures, meadows, and roads. The taste is aromatic, bitter. Only white-flowered yarrow species have a healing effect.
What’s in it?
Yarrow contains a lot of active ingredients, which are: essential oil, the components of which are pinene, cineole, as well as sesquiterpene derivatives (camazulene, proazulenes – these can cause allergies), tannins, flavonoids, salicylic acid.
What is yarrow good for?
The yarrow-Achillea millefolium- comes from the Greek Achilleia, bears the name of a hero who learned the cure of diseases from a centaur named Chiron and used yarrow to heal the wounds of Telephos and other warriors. The word millefoliun is composed of two words of Latin origin: mille – a thousand and folium – a leaf, referring to the rich foliage of the yarrow.
Use of yarrow:
Due to the essential oils it contains, it is good for stomach problems, inflammation and has a calming effect. Excellent for bronchitis, strong disinfectant, reduces gastrointestinal inflammation, facilitates bile function, relieves hemorrhagic symptoms. It can also be used as an analgesic for external problems because it is an excellent anti-inflammatory and disinfectant.
– Use in anorexics – the bitter taste increases appetite thanks to achilles.
– In case of hemorrhoids, heavy menstruation or lack thereof, thanks to the content of achilliene, it reduces the clotting time of the blood, the formation of blood clots.
– The anti-inflammatory, anti-infective and epithelial protective effects are enhanced by the essential oil contained in it. Yarrow can be used with good results in cases of bronchitis, acid overload, bloating and bladder diseases.
– Soothes burning and reddened skin in the form of a compress. It can also be used for burns, purulent wounds, oral diseases and varicose veins. Hemorrhoids can be drunk in the form of tea, mixed with nettles, and in case of constipation, silver thorns are added to the yarrow tea.
Good to know!
In those who are sensitive, the mere touch of the plant can cause an allergic reaction, and its consumption as tea can result in an itchy, inflammatory skin change. Allergy sufferers should therefore not use this herb in any form.
Yarrow Grind (Achillea millefolium), Flavin7 bioflavonoid complex (red grape seed-husk drying, sorghum seed-husk drying, blackberry seed husk husk, black cherry husk husk, blackcurrant husk husk, blackcurrant husk husk) dried, apple peel dried), gelatin.
– 100 capsules.