Herbal Information on Certified Organic Yarrow Flowers Cut/Sifted
Common Name: Yarrow Flowers, Milfoil, Noble Yarrow, Nosebleed, Thousand Leaf, Millefolium
Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product
Package Size: 1lb (One pound)
Form: Cut/Sifted Pieces
Dosage: Follow doctor's instructions on how to use this herb.
Organic: Yes, Certified Organic
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if nursing or pregnant. May cause allergic reactions in people who have allergies related to the Asteraceae family.
Want to see more about Yarrow Flowers? Check out our blog post on them!
Naturally Occurring Components: azulene, borneol, terpineol, camphor, cineole, isoartemesia ketone, thujone, lactones, flavonoids, tannins, coumarins, saponins, sterols, a bitter glyco-alkaloid (achilleine), cyanidin, and amino acids.
Additional Information on Yarrow Flowers
Benefits of Yarrow Flowers
- Supports Cardiovascular Functions
- Promotes Circulation
- Promotes Natural Menstrual Flow
- Natural Herbal Expectorant
- Maybe used Orally as a Gargle
- Promotes Healthy Digestion by Secretion of Enzymes
- Maybe used Internally or Externally
- Reduce unwanted gastrointestinal emissions
- Benefits Urinary System
- Promotes Healthy Gums
- Botanical Anitoxidant
Product Properties: Sweet, Sour, Neutral
Channels: Heart, Liver Gallbladder
How to Use Yarrow Flowers
The Yarrow Flowers are most commonly used a tea. This is very easy to do, and clean up is a breeze. Simply add the Yarrow Flowers to a re-usable muslin bag, and place into a cup. Add the hot water to the cup and cover. Covering the cup or mug helps to keep in the volatile oils. Once the tea has steeped the desired time, which is usually 3 to 7 minutes. Remove the muslin bag, and drink when cooled to the desired temperature. As for clean up just empty the muslin bag into the compost bin, and rinse. When using the powder form of Yarrow Flowers in bulk, a tea can still be made, simply put into three or four coffee filters, as the powder is very fine. This will keep the powder in the muslin bags, and not create the "mud" in the bottom of the cup. Yarrow flowers are often used in poultices, decoctions, extracts, and teas.
Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:
How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
How to make a citrus facial splash
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Citrus potpourri basket.
About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
- Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
- Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
- HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
- ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
- Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
- Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
- Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements.
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification. Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
About Herbal Remedies and Alternative Medicine
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years in all cultures. In this day and age, Western bulk herbs and spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs and teas emphasize harmony, support, and balance.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 209620-31Global Trade Item Number: 767963073570Manufacturer Part Number 209620-31Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 5.00 (in)Height: 7.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)