Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a flowering plant native to Europe and North America, which has distinct heads with many tiny, tightly-packed flowers.
Yes! History tells us that people once chewed on the yarrow plants leaves to relieve the pain associated with toothache.
Yes! Yarrow has antiviral properties which prompts many expert herbalists to recommend it for the treatment of Cold & Flu symptoms.
Yarrow may be used for as a potential treatment for loss of appetite, diarrhoea, the common cold and Hay Fever.
It might do! Yarrow is not suitable for use by those taking over-the-counter sedative medications, as it is thought to increase the overall sedative effect.
Yes! Yarrow has been shown to soothe the scalp and encourage healthy Hair growth.
Yes! It is thought that first ever use of yarrow as a natural medicinal, was upon the Skin. These days, many herbalists recommend for those with sensitive or problematic skin.
When used topically, yarrow may irritate some types of skin so it's important to conduct a patch test before you consider using it in full. And when taken orally, yarrow may cause drowsiness.