Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

AromaHerbal Hydrosols: The Many Therapeutic Uses of Yarrow Flowers

AromaHerbal Hydrosols: The Many Therapeutic Uses of Yarrow Flowers

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by Jeanne Rose, Aromatherapist

San Francisco, California

Evaluation of antimicrobial properties of Achillea L. flower head extracts

Thirty-nine extracts obtained from flower heads of 13 Achillea species [ A. multifida (DC.) Boiss., A teretifolia Waldst.&Kitt., A. schischkinii Sosn., A. setacea Waldst.&Kitt., A. crithmifolia W...

Yarrow - Achillea millefolium L

Reference: Orth M, van den Berg T & Czygan F: Zeitschrift für Phytother 15: 176-82, 1994.

YARROW

Just Yarrow?

What is the Latin name for yarrow? Achillea millefolium, most of you will answer -- everybody knows that. Unfortunately, things are less simple than they appear. There is a good deal of confusion surrounding this name, confusion that increases as time goes on. The aim of this article is to discover why this is so, what importance it has, and whether there is anything we can do about it.

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