Cut & sifted. Not to be used during pregnancy. Consult a health care provider prior to external use if you suffer from allergies related to the Asteraceae family. BOTANICAL NAME: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM ORIGIN: BULGARIA Approximately 18 cups/lb.
Yarrow flowers bloom from June to September. There are many lovely garden varieties in hues of pink, purple, and cream, but the flowers of the traditional herb are white. You will also see it called milfoil, soldier's woundwort, nosebleed and thousand leaf.
970-Bulk Yarrow Flowers, Organic, 1 lb.
- Yarrow is considered a pungent, bitter, cold herb that expels heat. It offers support during cold and flu season* when taken as a hot tea. A traditional herbal tea that combines one part each of yarrow, spearmint and elder flowers is also used for this purpose. Yarrow is considered a bitter tonic, and, like other bitter tonics, it can be taken before and after meals. A tea blend of linden flowers and yarrow flowers is traditionally consumed to help combat restlessness. Yarrow is also a popular tincture for first aid purposes. *This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For yarrow herb tea: cover one teaspoon of yarrow with one cup of hot water, cover and let stand for five to ten minutes. The tea is quite bitter; a bit of honey or flavorful, complementary herbs, such as peppermint or spearmint, can be added.