Yarrow Essential Oil: Properties, Uses, Composition and Safety

Oil Name: Yarrow Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium

Oil Overview

Yarrow essential oil has a sweet, spicy smell with watery viscosity.

Oil Sources

Originating in Scotland Yarrow Oil is extracted from the dried herb by steam distillation.

Essential or Carrier Oil?

Essential Oil

Chemical Content

Tricyclene, a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, borneol acetate, 1,8-cineole, y-terpinene, limonene, isoartemisia ketone, borneol, camphor and traces of chamazulene.

Aroma

Spicy

Therapeutic Properties:

Anti inflammatory, Anti-rheumatic, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Astringent, Carminative, Cicatrisant, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Expectorant, Hemostatic, Hypotensive, Stomachic, Tonic

Possible Uses

Circulation Problems, Colic, Constipation, Cramps, Digestion, Eczema, Fear, Flatulence, Indigestion, Insomnia, Nervous Tension, Nervousness, Rashes, Scar Tissue, Stress, Tension, Urinary Tract Infections., Wounds

Warnings

Pregnancy: Not suitable for pregnant mothers

Detail of Warnings

Avoid using yarrow oil during pregnancy.
If used in excess, may cause headaches and may irritate sensitive skin.

Compatible Combination Oils

Angelica, Cedarwood, Verbena

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