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Yarrow oil: Here's why it deserves a place in your first-aid kit

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  • Yarrow has many nicknames, such as milfoil, nosebleed, common yarrow and thousand leaf. It's also called carpenter's weed, because it's useful for helping treat wounds that you can get from a saw or a blade, and may help stop the bleeding
  • Yarrow oil has numerous healing effects, which are attributed to its anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, astringent, antispasmodic, astringent, cicatrisant, carminative, digestive, expectorant, hypotensive and tonic properties
  • Yarrow oil works best when used in vapor therapy. Simply add a few drops to a diffuser or vaporizer, or add a few drops to your handkerchief, and inhale its fragrance

Legend has it that Achilles, the Greek hero of the Trojan War, used yarrow to help heal the tendon on the back of his injured ankle. While this plant is known for its many uses, there is now another more convenient way to reap its benefits: by using yarrow oil. Discover facts about this versatile oil in this article.

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