Yarrow Essential Oil
Yarrow Essential Oil

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Yarrow Essential Oil


Certifications: Organic. Kosher. Vegan.

Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium

Main Constituents:
Sabinene: 21.2%
β-Pinene: 15.4%
Germacrene-D: 15.6%

Plant Part: Flowers

Origin: Bulgaria

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, pale to dark blue liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a medium aroma, Yarrow is sweet and herbaceous, with spicy tones.

Blends With: Cedarwood, Pine, Myrrh, Frankincense and Chamomile.

Product Abstract: Yarrow is also known as milfoil, a reference to its feathery appearance from fern-like feathery leaves. It is a perennial herb with a simple stem that can grow up to one meter (3 feet) in height, bearing numerous pale pink flower heads. Yarrow has a long history as a medicinal herb, which goes back to the legend of Achilles who used it for wounds inflicted during the Trojan War. It is often used in cosmetics for dry skin.

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.