Our farmed and wildcrafted Yarrow flower/leaf - Achillea L. ~ One of my favorite herbals to grow and harvest .... Yarrow is a widely distributed medicinal plant throughout the world and has been used since ancient times. Popular uses include care of wounds, to staunch bleedings, relieve headache, reduce inflammation, ease pain, calm spasmodic diseases, anti inflammatory, anti itch, anti fungal, anti bacterial, anti septic, anti microbial, a skin aid, a digestive support & a vast list of therapeutics.
The name of Achillea - Yarrow - is referred to the Achilles in the literary Trojan War of the Iliad who used yarrow to treat the soldiers’ wounds.. Traditional usages of Yarrow / Achillea is widespread all over the world, its species have been used by local people as folk or traditional herbal medicines in herbalism for centuries and used globally. these therapeutic usages have been confirmed by new experimental and clinical studies. The consumption of Yarrow herbal tea, especially for treatment of the gastrointestinal tract, is common in folk medicine. Yarrow provides anti-ulcer activity and is a widespread medicinal plant used in folk medicine to treat inflammation, pain and gastrointestinal disorders. First Nation Peoples and early settlers in North America used Yarrow regularly for its astringent qualities that made it effective in wound healing and anti-bleeding. Topically, Yarrow ia very anti fingal anti microbial and anti inflammatory making it a great benefit toward eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and fungal skin disorders. Yarrow has been used in popular herbalism for its anti-hemorrhagic, healing, and analgesic properties in the various regions throughout the world.
Studies indicate and note that Yarrow leaf/flower increases fibroblasts, which are the cells responsible for regenerating connective tissue and helping your body recover from injury.
Studies demonstrate that plant-based alkaloids like those in Yarrow tea reduce the secretion of corticosterone, a hormone that’s high during chronic stress. Yarrow (Achillea millefolium L.) is an important medicinal plant with different health uses. Yarrow has been used for centuries to treat various diseases including malaria, hepatitis and jaundice. A. millefolium is commonly used to treat liver disorders.
Our Essential Wellness Botanicals containing Yarrow flower are as follows:
Yarrow is not suited for ingestion during pregnancy or breastfeeding as studies have not been compiled on these conditions. It is suited for topical use for everyone.
Yarrow / Achillea millefolium L. s.l. revisited: recent findings confirm the traditional use - https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17704978/
A review on phytochemistry and medicinal properties of the genus Achillea / Yarrow - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3232110/
Plant Alkaloids as an Emerging Therapeutic Alternative for the Treatment of Depression and Stress - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4753303/
Mini-review on Achillea millefolium / Yarrow - https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23959026/
Yarrow Flower/Leaf - Wildcrafted Peterborough ON - 100 g
Our Farmed & Wildcrafted Yarrow
General guidelines for Yarrow use - are as follows: Dried herb (used for tea): 1 to 2 tsp dried flowers or flowering tops steeped in 8 oz. hot water for 1/2 hour; drink 2 to 3 cups daily.
Yarrow can also be tinctured by various methods of your choice.
NOTE: Yarrow is not studied for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
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