Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)

Medical Indication

Part of the plant which can be used

  • The leaf and the shoot of the plant.

Present in the market

  • Herbal tea.
  • Tincture for oral and cutaneous use.

Medical Use and Dosage – mode of administration

ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM is ideal medicine for someone who has loss of appetite, dyspeptic ailments, such as mild, spastic discomforts of the gastrointestinal tract. In thiss cases we drink herbal tea 30 minutes before meals.
Achillea is also one of the best diaphoretic herbs and helps the body cope with fever. It also reduces blood pressure by causing dilation of peripheral vascular. Stimulates digestion and stimulates the blood vessels. In this case we drink herbal tea. We use 1-2 tablespoons of dry herb tea and leave it for about 15 minutes. That should be drunk three times a day. In case of fever, it is necessary to drink every hour. In case of fever we also take In tincture form, use 2-4 ml (10-20 drops) three times a day.
The Achillea Millefolium used for infections such as cystitis. It is ideal in wound healing. It is considered a special cure that for thrombotic situations related to high blood pressure. The juice of the plant can be used for skin treatment: to be applied on the affected area in a form of impregnated dressing.

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Combinations & Contraindications

In case of fever combined well with Sambucus, Menthol, Eupatorium Perforiatum, with the Cayenne and ginger. In hypertensive condition is used with Hawthorn, Tilia and Viscum.
It might be caused dermatitis.
It is contraindicated to be used during pregnancy without medical surveillance.

Recognized Ethnobotanical use

Traditional herbal medicinal product used for temporary loss of appetite. Furthermore is used for the treatment of small superficial wounds. Is also used for the symptomatic treatment of minor spasm associated with menstrual periods.

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