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Latin name: Achillea millefolium L.
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Part of the plant: Leaves and flowering tops
Obtained by: Steam distilled
Main biochemical components*: Chamazulene, ß-pinene+sabinene, ß-caryophyllene, germacrene D, 1-terpinen-4-ol, 1,8 cineole

Properties: anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, diaphoretic, digestive, expectorant, hemostatic, hypotensive, stomachic, tonic.


This single essential oil comes undiluted in a 10ML glass bottle.

Why Use

Physical uses: Digestive,  expectorant, bleeding, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, pain, inflammation, arthritis, fever.


Skin care uses: Wound healing, irritated skin, eczema, infections, allergic reactions.


Psychological uses: Yarrow can reduce the secretion of corticosterone - an elevated stress hormone which can contribute to depression and anxiety symptoms. It is also known to help release stored anger.


Subtle uses: Calms.


Notes: Not recommened during pregnancy.


*Chemical components: Chemical component percentages may vary. Emerald Oils offers a Certificate of Analysis for review.


This variety of Yarrow (Blue)  is my favorite for healing wounds, fighting infection and stopping bleeding. It should be front and center in every one's first aid kit! (Yarrow Green is my favorite for women's reproductive health and balance.)


Methods of Use


Aromatherapy: The use of natural, aromatic substances, known as essential oils, have been proven to directly connect to the amygdala and the lymbic system in the brain where the seat of emotions is, as well as enter the blood stream just through smelling, offering mental, emotional and physical healing support. Our Creater YAHWEH is amazing in all His ways! 


Dry Inhalation: Put 1-3 drops of essential oil on a tissue and inhale the aroma through your nose. Pause and inhale again. (Avoid touching your nose with the tissue.) OR, dilute with carrier oil and rub into your hands like lotion then cup your hands over your nose and mouth and breathe deeply through your nose, hold for 7 seconds, exhale and repeat. 


After Shower: After showering, while your skin is still wet, put 1-3 drops of essential oil in the palm of one of your hands and rub your hands together. Quickly and evenly spread the essential oil over your legs, arms, and torso. Avoid sensitive skin areas. For maximum skin hydration and to seal in moisture, apply cream, lotion, or body oil directly to damp skin.


Compress: Fill a basin with water. (Warm water relaxes and increases circulation. Cool water invigorates and relieves inflammation.) Add 3-5 drops of essential oil and briskly stir. Lay in a washcloth, wring and apply to the area in need for approximately 1-5 minutes. Dip, wring and apply 3 more times.


Diffusion: Follow the diffuser manufacturer’s instructions to fill the air with a therapeutic aroma. Easy alternatives when you don’t have a diffuser: Place 2-4 drops of essential oil on several cotton balls or tissues; place nearby or tuck into the grate of fan or air vent in your home or car.


Massage: Mix 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier oil or fragrance-free, natural lotion. For menstrual health, massage daily for three weeks out of the month directly on the uterus/lower abdomen area.


Spot Application: To close a wound, Yarrow Blue can be used "neat", meaning without using a carrier. For children aged 2-10 mix 1-4 drops of essential oil in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil or aloe vera and apply to the area in need.


The Methods of Use are general guidelines. Individual sensitivities, desired results, and the characteristics of the essential oil(s) used must all be considered. Adjust methods and proportions accordingly.


For external use only. Always dilute before use. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid eyes and other sensitive areas. Keep away from direct flame – essential oils are flammable. If pregnant or nursing, consult a physician before using essential oils. Store at room temperature and avoid direct sunlight.


(This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. No information provided is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.)

Yarrow (Blue) Dilute


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