Latin name: Achillea millefolium L.
Other names: Achillea millefolium, Milfoil
Yarrow acts on the body in different directions due to the presence of different compounds. As a result of broadcasts it demonstrated that reduces or inhibits a completely capillary bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, lungs, and hemorrhoids. Gentian increase the secretion of digestive juices thus it has a positive effect on digestion, absorption of nutrients from food and increases appetite. Essential oils (chamazulene, cineol, borneol, pinene) acting antispasmodic smooth muscle bile duct, urinary tract disorders which improves the flow of bile, increased urine output and reduces pain caused by smooth muscle cramps bowel disease (for example, in stressful situations). In addition, yarrow has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effect. Yarrow extracts are also used topically in certain skin diseases as well as mouthwashes and throat (inflammation).
- Irregular menstruation
- Muscle cramps
- Premenstrual tension