Fresh Yarrow flowers
Extracted in a minimum of 35% alcohol
*Do not use if pregnant or if highly allergic to ragweed.
Yarrow has been used since ancient times as a diaphoretic herb, useful in treating fevers. In Medieval times yarrow leaves were rolled up and stuffed in the nose to stop nose bleed. Even as recently as Civil War times, Yarrow was used on the battlefield to help stop bleeding.
It may also stimulate digestion, tone blood vessels, and lower blood pressure by promoting dilation of peripheral blood vessels. It may also be useful as a urinary antiseptic.