Simple Herbal Extracts | Yarrow



Botanical Name

Achillea millefolium

Part Used

aerial parts


Not for use in pregnancy*

Traditional Information*

A good anti-inflammatory indicated in cases of irritable bowel disorder and irritation of the bladder and urethra. Yarrow is a diaphoretic useful for colds and flu and an astringent and styptic useful for menorrhagia, leucorrhea, hemoptysis, gastric ulcers and hemorrhoids. It is also a useful tonic for prolapsed uterus or rectum, colitis and chronic diarrhea.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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*Disclaimer: The information on historical, ethnobotanical and phytotherapeutic uses of herbs and traditional formulas contained herein is based on the experience and research of the author. It is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health care professional. The publisher and author are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the information discussed. Should you have any questions concerning the appropriateness of any preparation mentioned, the author strongly suggests consulting a professional health care advisor.