Name: Yarrow

Latin name: Achillea millefolium

Family:  Asteraceae

Parts Used: Aerial parts

Taste: Bitter, pungent

Energetics: Cooling, drying

Key actions: Inflammation modulator, antiseptic, astringent, anodyne


Avoid with known allergy to Asteraceae family.

Yarrow is a beautiful herb for supporting a mother’s body postpartum. She works to strengthen circulation while simultaneously staunching excessive bleeding, as well as tightens and tonifies loose and lax tissue. Yarrow supports the body’s natural response to inflammation and provides antiseptic properties, great for calming and soothing “down there”.*
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