Achillea: benefici, proprieta' e rimedi naturali

Yarrow: benefits, properties and natural remedies

The essential oil of Achillea millefolium: a natural treasure from the Labyrinth

Today we want to share with you our love for the essential oil of Achillea millefolium, an extraordinary product for health and well-being.

Let's discover its history, its benefits and how to make the most of it.

History of Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium, also known as millefoglie, is a perennial plant widespread in many countries and appreciated since ancient times for its numerous healing properties.

His name comes from the Greek hero Achilles , who, according to legend, used this plant to heal the wounds of his soldiers on the battlefield. In fact, yarrow has been used for centuries in folk medicine to treat various ailments.

The plant and the essential oil

Achillea millefolium is a herbaceous plant belonging to the Asteraceae (Compositae) family with a tall stem and laciniate leaves; the white flower heads are collected in thick corymbs.

The essential oil extracted from the flowered tops has a deep blue color; the smell is pleasantly herbaceous with notes sweet and a tobacco finish.

Benefits of Achillea millefolium essential oil

The essential oil of Achillea millefolium extracted from the aerial parts of the plant is a concentrate of active ingredients which offers numerous benefits for health and well-being :

  1. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties: it is useful for relieving pain and reducing inflammatory skin (acne, inflammation, eczema. )
  2. Effect healing and antimicrobial: promotes the healing of wounds,  it is useful in case of hemorrhoidscystitis and other infections.
  3. Effect calming: Achillea millefolium is known for its relaxing properties that help reduce stress and promote rest
  4. Regulator: favors the regulation of the menstrual cycle in case of amenorrhea or dysmenorrhea, soothes menstrual pain.
  5. Tonic: promotes well-being of the scalp, growth of hair and tone of the skin.

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  • How to use Achillea millefolium essential oil

    The essential oil of Achillea millefolium can be used in different ways, let's see some of them:

    • Tablets: pour a few drops of essential oil on a warm cloth and place it on the area to be treated to relieve pain and promote relaxation.
    • Aromatherapy: Add a few drops of essential oil to a diffuser to take advantage of its soothing properties.
    • Localized applications: mix a few drops of essential oil in organic Jojoba oil and apply to the area to be treated to repair or heal.

    Why choose the Achillea millefolium of the Labyrinth

    By purchasing Achillea Millefolium dal Labirinto essential oil, you are choosing a product of the highest quality, grown by hand and produced with passion and dedication on our farm. A responsible choice:

    • Natural cultivation: our Achillea millefolium plants are grown without the use of pesticides or chemicals, guaranteeing a 100% pure and natural product.
    • Method of extraction at low temperature: we adopt a method of extraction at low temperature to better preserve the therapeutic properties of the essential oil, thus ensuring maximum effectiveness.
    • Commitment to sustainability: at the Labyrinth we are committed to following sustainable agricultural practices, respecting the environment and promoting biodiversity .
    • Supporto del Made in Italy: by supporting our farm you contribute to the enhancement of Italian quality, enhancing the territory and its traditions .

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  • Natural remedies

    Below we offer you some natural remedies that enhance the properties of Achillea essential oil:
    • Infection on the finger (turner, paronychia): 1 tablespoon of organic Jojoba oil + 1 drop of Yarrow essential oil + 1 drop of Thyme essential oil + 1 drop of Lavender essential oil 
      • Mix the oils and apply a small amount to the affected area 1-2 times a day.
    • Erythema and inflammation1 tablespoon of organic Jojoba oil + 2 drops of Achillea essential oil 
      • Distribute on well cleansed skin 2 times a day and leave to absorb (avoid applying to open wounds).
    • Menstrual pain: 2-3 drops of yarrow essential oil + a warm cloth
      • pour the essential oil onto the warm compress and place it on the lower abdomen taking care not to burn yourself.

      The essential oil of Achillea millefolium del Labirinto is a product of excellence that combines history, quality and sustainability. Add this precious natural ally to your daily routine and discover the benefits it can offer to your physical and mental well-being.

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    • Precautions: lalways read the instructions for use and warnings. Avoid in case of pregnancy, epilepsy, fever and chronic diseases. In case of doubts or for a specific use, always remember to contact a specialized phytotherapist/doctor.

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