For centuries Yarrow has been used to stop bleeding both internally and externally. Yarrow, a member of the sunflower family, contains an alkaloid principle called achillein, as well as some tannin and fairly high amounts of selenium, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin F, and vitamin K.
Having a variety of effects on the body, Yarrow is known to alleviate inflammation, reduce fevers, stimulate the appetite and encourage sweating, expelling toxins from the body.
Yarrow’s astringent properties are especially helpful in stopping nosebleeds, excessive menstruation and diarrhea. Yarrow is also known for relieving muscle spasms, arthritis, and easing digestion.
- May help maintain respiratory health.
- Nutritionally supports mucous membranes.
- Has a soothing effect on the digestive system.
Our Product Advantage
NSP Yarrow is guaranteed to be 100 percent pure. It contains only the finest yarrow available anywhere on the market. NSP uses the all-aerial parts—leaves, stems and flowers—of the yarrow plant when it is flowering. All these parts have been used traditionally in folk medicine.
Each capsule contains 300 mg yarrow.
Take one capsule with meals twice daily.
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How Does it Work?
Yarrow contains an alkaloid principle called achilleine, as well as flavonoids, volatile oils, potassium and calcium salts of organic acids, and tannins. Its effects are mostly astringent, which make yarrow helpful for firming and tightening tissues. Yarrow nutritionally supports the mucous membranes and has a soothing effect on the digestive system. It is closely related to chamomile, both botanically and chemically.
Yarrow, a member of the sunflower family, can be found along roadsides, in meadows and in pastures in Europe, Asia, South Australia and North America. It grows in altitudes as high as 8,500 feet. The plant has a long history of use, going back thousands of years. Legend has it yarrow’s unique virtues were discovered by Achilles. It was once associated with evil, as evidenced by its alternative names Devil’s Nettle, Devil’s Plaything and Bad Man’s Plaything, and was used in spells. An old American and English superstition held that young girls should tickle their noses with yarrow to see if their lovers were being faithful; if the nose bled, the man’s heart was true. Yarrow’s effects are mostly astringent. It contains an alkaloid principle called achillein, as well as potassium and calcium salts, resin, gum and tannin. Yarrow nutritionally supports mucus membranes. It is closely related to chamomile, both botanically and chemically.