Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Yarrow – Achillea millefolium
Steam distilled from the aerial parts. The blue in yarrow is chamazulene and it is wonderful for the skin. It is useful for acne, burns, sunburn, inflammation, eczema, warts, varicose veins and scars. Balances oily skin and scalp and promotes hair growth and encourages perspiration. It is said to be anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and anti-allergenic. Avoid in pregnancy, with babies, children and pets. No internal use.