Description. Yarrow is one of the best diaphoretic herbs and is good for aiding the body to deal with the common cold and fevers. It lowers blood pressure due to a dilation of the peripheral vessels, stimulates digestion and tones the blood vessels. Yarrow helps regulate the menstrual cycle, reduces heavy bleeding and eases menstrual pain. As a urinary antiseptic it is indicated in infections such as cystitis. Yarrow exhibits diaphoretic, hypotensive, astringent, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, anti-microbial, bitter, and hepatic properties. Preparations of yarrow flower have been shown to stimulate the gastric juices, this would account for yarrows effectiveness as a tonic, with improved digestion of foods, which is due to the presence of bitter substances in the blossoms. Use. The high content of magnesium, calcium and phosphorus minerals in yarrow makes it a useful candidate for muscle spasms, depression, hypertension, muscle weakness, convulsions, confusion, personality changes, nausea, lack of coordination and gastrointestinal disorders. Used externally, it will aid in the healing of wounds. The smell of yarrow is also helpful in reducing stress felt, and aids in restful sleep.
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