Botanical Name- Achillea millefolium
Plant Family- Asteraceae
Common Method of Extraction- Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used- Leaves and Flowers/Buds
Color– Dark Blue
Strength of Initial Aroma– Medium
Blends well with: Bay, cedarwood, ionones, pine needle and tonka.
Yarrow Essential Oil is dark blue in color and is similar in hue to that of German Chamomile Essential Oil and Blue Tansy Essential Oil due to its chamazulene content. Chamazulene is a sesquiterpene that exhibits anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties. It is sometimes known as Blue Yarrow Essential Oil.
Aromatically, Yarrow Essential Oil is a bit dull to me, but I don’t find it to be unpleasant whatsoever. It’s somewhat similar in aroma to Blue Tansy Essential Oil, but it’s not as aromatically sweet. Yarrow Essential Oil blends well aromatically with most other essential oils.
How it is extracted?
Yarrow essential oil is obtained from the dried Achillea millefolium plant. This oil is extracted by the process of the steam distillation method.
How does it smell like?
This oil has a sweet, fresh and woody aroma.
Which oil does it blend well with?
This oil blends well with cedarwood essential oil, chamomile essential oil, clary sage essential oil, ylang-ylang essential oil, black pepper essential oil, bergamot essential oil, grapefruit essential oil, cypress essential oil, and vetiver essential oil.
Benefits and Uses:
- This oil helps in treating wounds.
- This oil helps in improving digestion.
- It decreases inflammation and moisturizes the skin.
- This oil fights depression.
- It has antiseptic properties that protect us from infection.
- This oil is also used in aromatherapy.
Is Yarrow oil good for skin?
Yarrow oil is used is in healing the skin. Yarrow oil has antimicrobial and pain-relieving traits and is wonderful for soothing skin that is prone to irritations. It is also deeply nourishing and restorative. It aids in healing broken capillaries and is ideal for sensitive skin as well as problematic skin
Some Safety measures everyone has to keep in mind before using this oil:
- Do not use this oil in excessive quantity.
- Pregnant ladies should not use this oil.
- Perform a small skin test in case of any skin allergy.
- Keep it out of reach of children.
- Do not apply it to the eyes.
Where to buy yarrow essential oil wholesale?
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