Yarrow Essential Oil Profile
Botanical: Achillea millefolium | Origin: UK | Method: Steam Distilled
Yarrow essential oil is a pale green to deep blue mobile liquid with a sharp, sweet, herbaceous aroma. It blends well with angelica, cedarwood, chamomile, frankincense, oakmoss, pine, verbena, vetiver.
These are naturally occurring in the essential oil.
- a- and b-pinene
- borneol actetate
- 1,8 cineole
- isoartemesia ketone
Anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, astringent, carminative, cicatrizant, diaphoretic, digestive, expectorant, haemostatic, hypotensive, stomachic, tonic, vulnerary.
Yarrow oil may cause skin irritation or headaches in sensitive individuals, especially with prolonged use. Yarrow oil should not be used in pregnancy.
Primary Therapy Agent:
Amenorrhea, colic, constipation, cystitis, digestive cramps, flatulence, fever, hemorrhoids, hypertension, insomnia, irregular menstruation, varicose veins.
Secondary Therapy Agent:
Cold and flu, burns and cuts, eczema, rashes, rheumatism, symptoms of menopause.
Important Note: The information on EssentialOilExchange.com is only provided for educational purposes, and further research should be done on each essential oil to be assured of its proper usage for each individual. Aromatherapy is not meant to be a replacement for care under a qualified health professional, but should be considered a complimentary modality.
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