Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Yarrow

Yarrow flowers
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Yarrow oil comes from the Achillea millefolium plant. It has a sweet, spicy scent. It has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effects.

PropertiesEdit

 
Achillea millefolium essential oil.

CirculatoryEdit

Reduces high blood pressure. Improves hemorrhoids and varicose veins.

DigestiveEdit

Relieves indigestion, flatulence and constipation.

GynecologicalEdit

Regulates the menstrual cycle.

SkinEdit

Improves eczema, rashes and promotes healing of minor wounds and burns.

UrologicalEdit

Relieves cystitis.

CautionEdit

  • Don't use yarrow oil during pregnancy.
  • Yarrow oil may irritate sensitive skin.