YARROW , flowers
Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium L.
Certification: EU organic*
Country of Origin: Bulgaria / Croatia
Production: Yarrow is a flowering perennial native to temperate climates in North America, Europe, and Asia. It has feather-like leaves and clusters of tiny white flowers that bloom in the summer.
Qualities: Yarrow has a pleasant, spicy fragrance. It is a mild herb that can be used by adults and children alike. It is said to relieve fevers, cold and flu symptoms, treat inflammation, and promote relaxation during illness. Topically is can be used to treat itchy or irritated skin.
Common Use: Yarrow can be taken as a tea or juice, added to soothing bath, or as a compress.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark, dry place in an airtight container.
Safety: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
*Note: Because of inter-governmental bureaucracy, when organic products with EU organic certification are not imported directly into Canada (imported into the USA first) they are not allowed to be named "organic" even though Canada and the EU have an "equivalency agreement" for organic standards.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.