Yarrow 100% Pure Essential Oil, 1/2 fl oz (15 mL) Dropper Bottle
Yarrow is a bushy plant that features fern-like leaves dotted with small white, pink, or purple flowers. Often found in hedgerows, it is notably hardy and reaches a height of about 3 feet. Growing abundantly throughout Europe, North America, and Asia, yarrow has a centuries-old history of use in folk wellness practices. Remnants of Yarrow plants have even been found in Neanderthal burial grounds, suggesting an even longer relationship between humans and this historically significant plant!
Plant Part Used
Medium. Mellow notes of tea, clay, moss, and camphor.
Yarrow Essential Oil Benefits
Promotes a sense of stable security. Helps ease occasional stress and nervous tension. Removes emotional blocks that may cause sleeplessness.
Blends Well With
Angelica Root, Cajeput, Catnip, Cedarwood, Chamomile Blue, Cinnamon Bark, Cinnamon Leaf, Clary Sage, Cypress , Frankincense, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Myrrh, Neroli, Pine, Red Thyme, Rosemary, Spruce, Sweet Marjoram, Valerian, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang
History of Yarrow
Yarrow's scientific “Achilea” name refers to Achilles from Greek mythology. When wounded at his vulnerable heel, legend has it that Achilles applied yarrow. Throughout the rest of his life, Achilles was said to use yarrow’s wellness powers. Intriguingly, yarrow's properties have been recognized by other cultures all around the world, including the Celts, Native Americans, Druids, Anglo-Saxons, Germanic tribes, and even practitioners of ancient Chinese traditions. Even the word yarrow means "make healthy" in ancient Anglo-Saxon tongues! Yarrow’s benefits ventures into the mystical, as well; it was a key component of pagan spells and was frequently used to ward off evil.
Using Yarrow Essential Oil
All essential oil blends are for aromatherapy use only and are not for ingesting!
Druidic Spell of Protection
Burn these essences of sacred Druidic healing herbs and a protective fragrant cloak engulfs you… you are now under Mother Nature’s protective wing, and evil cannot harm you.
Bath & Shower
Add 5-10 drops to hot bath water, or sprinkle into shower steam before getting in for an at-home spa experience.
8-10 drops of essential oil per 1 ounce of carrier oil. Apply a small amount directly to areas of concern, such as muscles, skin, or joints. Work the oil gently into the skin until it is fully absorbed.
Inhale the aromatic vapors directly from the bottle, or place a few drops in a burner or diffuser to fill a room with its scent.
This oil can be used in your homemade DIY projects, such as in candles, soaps and other body care products!