Latin Name: Achillea millefolium
Plant Part: Flower
Note/Element: Note: Top/Middle Element: Wood
Functional Groups: Sesquiterpene, Oxide, Ketone
Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Pitta
Scent: Sweet, floral, herbaceous, woody
For Skin Type: Sensitive, oily, acne
Cautions: Not during pregnancy. Not for those with Ragweed allery: contact with dermatitis or asthma (severe breathing problems could occur). Not for Children.
Physical Uses: Muscle and joint pain, tendonitis, bursitis, burns, rashes, scars, menstrual cramps, amenorrhea, scanty menstrual flow, indigestion, colds, flu, fever, hair care, migraine, scars, stretch marks, wounds, hemmoroids.
Mental/Emotional Uses: Stress, to balance the emotions during menopause
Other Uses: To inpart a blue color in blends
Blends Well With: Flower, Flowering Plant, Fruit
Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Master Level, 2001-2012.
Schnaubelt, Kurt, Advanced Aromatherapy: The Science of Essential Oil Therapy, Healing Arts Press, Rochester, Vermont, 1998, pp 45,49 & 94.