Yarrow | Latin Name: Achillea millefolium | Family: Asteraceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Dried Herb
A dark blue or a greenish-olive liquid with a fresh, green and a sweet-herbaceous odour.
A perennial herb with a simple stem up to 1 metre high with finely dissected leaves giving a lacy appearance. it bears numerous pink-white flowers with dense flower heads. A very extensive species others include the musk yarrow which produces an Essential Oil contains mainly Cineol which is used in the preparation of “iva liquor”, a medicinal aperitif. It is current in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia as a specific for thrombotic conditions with hypertension.