Strong, herbal, and sweet with a camphor-like note, yarrow is a blue essential oil with a wide array of talents. Yarrow can quiet many hot, uncomfortable issues—from sore muscles and joints, to upset stomachs, to difficult emotions (and more!) This skin-friendly oil encourages the body’s natural repair and rejuvenation on all levels. Our certified organic yarrow essential oil is steam distilled from the white flowers and green leaves of plants in the Bulgarian countryside. The name “Achillea” comes from “Achilles,” who was said to use yarrow after a battle.
Benefits and uses
The white flowering tops and green leaves of the Achillea millefolium flower create a deep blue, sweet, floral, herbaceous, camphor-like essential oil. Yarrow essential oil helps to manage pain and inflammation and is regularly used to relieve headaches and soothe nerve pain, like sciatica. This essential oil is fabulous for skin support, as it is cooling and so welcome when dealing with hot, inflamed swelling. It also helps soothe unwanted muscle spasms. Try blending yarrow essential oil with Helichrysum italicum essential oil and rock rose essential oil for a truly incredible, comprehensive skin healing blend. This essential oil also helps reduce congestion, aches, pains, and fever relating to a cold or the flu.
Yarrow essential oil is an excellent choice for digestive support and is often used to help with irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion, and excessive gas. Yarrow essential oil is helpful in managing menstrual cramping and is also welcome when looking to relieve hot flashes. Additionally, this essential oil is helpful in reducing unwanted microbial activity, managing unwanted fluid retention, and maintaining normal allergic reactions.
Emotionally and energetically, yarrow essential oil heals and uplifts. Yarrow essential oil can help heal emotional trauma and is often used to help positively release repressed anger and deal with rage productively.