Our Organic Yarrow Essential Oil is steam distilled from the flowers and leaves of certified organic yarrow, Achillea millefolium. As with all of our organic ingredients, it is certified organic by CCOF.
Organic Yarrow Essential Oil is deep blue in color. It contains chamazulene, the same constituent that is responsible for giving German Chamomile Essential Oil it's dark blue hue and characteristic beneficial properties.
Within personal care applications, Organic Yarrow Essential Oil can be very helpful in formulations intended to calm and soothe muscles, joints and irritated skin.
Aromatically, Organic Yarrow Essential Oil is a middle note. It possesses a woody, herbaceous, slightly fruity aroma. It blends well with other essential oils especially those within the herbaceous, citrus, floral and wood families.
Emotionally, Organic Yarrow Essential Oil is a wonderful essential oil for use in meditation and personal reflection. It is a beautiful essential oil to add to formulations intended to support confidence, stability and encourage a peaceful outlook.
For topical formulations intended for adults, Essential Oil Safety Edition 2 by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young recommend a dermal maximum of 8.6% for Organic Yarrow Essential Oil.
*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.