Yarrow Root is a diaphoretic, astringent, tonic, hemostatic, 5fimu/tmtand mild aromatic. A tea from the leaf or flower is used traditionally in remedies for fevers, colds, to promote sweating, reduce high blood pressure, for hemorrhoids, nosebleeds, stomach ulcers, and menstruation problems. The flowers are used traditionally to treat eczema and catarrh from allergies. A decoction of the whole plant is used for bleeding piles and kidney disorders. It should be taken in small doses. Avoid during pregnancy. A poultice of the fresh plant or infusion is used for a bath wash and used externally for muscle pain, joint inflammation. The root is chewed for toothaches and gum problems, especially effective when steeped in whiskey or rum. Use standard infusion as needed.
Yarrows when administered hot and copiously will raise the heat of the body, equalize the circulation, and produce perspiration. It opens the pores freely with its relaxing action upon the skin, and it purifies the blood of morbid waste material. Yarrows regulates the functions of the liver, and it is especially beneficial in its influence on secretions throughout the entire alimentary canal; it tones the mucous membrane of the stomach and bowels, and is healing to the glandular system. Yarrows will never weaken a patient, because of its tonic action.
A 1-3 foot perennial which forms mats of interconnected roots and feathery basal leaves. The tall, flowering stalks are topped with flat umbels of snow-white, tiny daisy-like flowers, tinged with pink at times. The soft, pungent leaves which clasp the stem at the base are alternate, bipinnatifid with finely cut segments. Found throughout the world, in waste places, field, pastures, meadows and roadsides.
Brand: Best Botanicals
Yarrow Flower Cut 4 oz.