Overview

Yarrow is a plant. The above ground parts are used to make medicine.

Yarrow is commonly used for diarrhea, gas, asthma, colds, runny nose, arthritis, wounds, skin healing, liver disorders, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

In manufacturing, yarrow is used as a cosmetic cleanser and in shampoos. The leaves and flowers are sometimes used in salads.

How does it work ?

Yarrow contains chemicals that might help to stop stomach cramps and fight infections, but more research is needed.

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