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  • Color: Dark Blue
  • Oil Consistency: Medium
  • Perfumery Note: Middle
  • Initial Aroma Strength: Medium – Strong
  • Scent: Sharp, woody, herbaceous.

Action: Anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cicatrisant, diaphoretic, digestive, expectorant, hemostatic, hypotensive, stomachic, tonic

Benefits, Indications: Acne, lack of appetite, bladder or kidney weakness, cellulite, respiratory infections, poor digestion, menstrual problems, eczema, gallbladder inflammation, gastritis, gout, poor hair growth, headaches, hemorrhoids, hypertension, liver and menopause problems, neuritis, neuralgia, pelvic and urinary infections, prostatitis, rheumatism, sprains, sunburn, thrombosis, ulcers, vaginitis, varicose veins, wounds.

More Info: Yarrow is a powerful decongestant of the prostate and helps to balance hormones. Yarrow oil can improve circulatory disorders such as varicose veins and hemorrhoids. It helps with irregular menstruation, menopausal problems, cystitis and infection. Yarrow can help with digestive problems such as flatulence, colic, cramp, dyspepsia and constipation.



In the nervous system, it can be used to counter stress-related problems, hypertension and insomnia. The skin can also benefit from yarrow oil as it helps to heal inflamed wounds, rashes, cuts, eczema, scars, and burns and can promote hair growth.

Chemical Constituents: Tricyclene, a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, borneol acetate, 1,8-cineole, y-terpinene, limonene, isoartemisia ketone, borneol, camphor as well as traces of chamazulene – giving the blue color

Companion Oils: Angelica, cedarwood, oak moss, verbena

Precautions: Do not use yarrow oil during pregnancy. Prolonged use may cause headaches and may irritate sensitive skin.

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