This herb plant was first used by ancient Greeks
over 3,000 years ago for treating external wounds on
the skin. The flowers and leaves of yarrow were
eaten and also made into a tea-like drink. The fresh
leaves were used to
wounds, treat gastrointestinal problems, fight
fevers, lessen menstrual bleeding and better
The fresh leaves were also chewed on to relieve
tooth aches. Scientists have credited yarrow for its
to almost every organ in the body.
Native Americans used
Chinese medicine gives it praise for the
ability to affect
the kidney, spleen, liver and energy channels
throughout the body.
Animal studies have also shown support for the use
of yarrow in cleansing wounds and controlling the
bleeding of wounds, cuts and abrasions. Many times
yarrow is categorized as a
which supports the circulation in the uterine. Many
studies show that it helps the uterine by improving
menstrual flow and reducing spasms in the uterine.
Other benefits of
Yarrow has an antiseptic action.
The bitter parts and fatty acids
flow out of the gallbladder,
known as the cholagogue effect. The free-flowing
improves digestion and prevents and gallstones
Yarrow contains a drying effect and seems to improve
coughs and sinus infections with sputum formation.
Very helpful with allergies where nasal secretions
and watery eyes are caused by molds, dust, pollen
and dander. Yarrow is also known to
in cases of flu, fevers and colds, helping to cure
simple infections. Infusion. Yarrow
is used to aid in
conditions, such as eczema.
The essential oils are used and rubbed onto the
The oil found in the yarrow has been used to
Helps to cure colds. Promotes digestion.
Helps in the secretion of enzymes and digestive
juice and increases appetite; both help in
epileptic patients is contraindicated.
This is a potent
herb, and it can affect hormones in the body,
meaning that it is best for pregnant and
breastfeeding women to avoid its use.
Take one twice daily