Yarrow Organic essential oil
Yarrow - cellular proliferation
INCI: Achillea millefolium.
The yarrow essential oils are dark blue and contain over 15% chamazulene, which acts as a great natural colorant.
It gives the serum a light green color. Yarrow is also known as milfoil, a reference to its feathery appearance from fern-like feathery leaves.
Externally, it is applied as a compress or sitz bath to treat bacterial or fungal infections, sluggish wound healing, and skin inflammation.
Recent research has validated a number of old usage. The most extensive body of evidence for anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Positive outcomes have been seen for the analgesic, ulcer preventive, choleretic, hepatoprotective, and wound-healing actions.
Yarrow has a long history as a medicinal herb, which goes back to the legend of Achilles who used it for wounds inflicted during the Trojan War.
It is often used in cosmetics for dry and damaged skin. It has anti-inflammatory properties and promotes cellular proliferation contributing to faster tissue regeneration.
It has been described as being involved in the formation of fibrosis-free granulation tissue in the skin.
There is evidence that the plant extracts and their active components are involved in the acceleration of the wound closure process and tissue repair.
Published Research: Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of the Essential Oil
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