Organic Yarrow Hydrosol isn't the most aromatically pleasant hydrosol for some, but it's applications for emotional, skin care and spiritual use are significant and make up for its distinctive aroma. We certainly don't want to discourage you from experimenting with the hydrosol as some do find the aroma pleasant.
Yarrow is strongly anti-inflammatory and can help sooth irritated skin and ease aches and pains. It is also known for its use in helping to reduce varicose veins. Suzanne Catty mentions many other uses for Organic Yarrow Hydrosol including using it is a sitz bath to ease hemorrhoids, easing menstrual cramps, using in a compress for rheumatic and joint pain, and for helping to treat problematic skin and acne. She states that it helps to stop bleeding and cleanse wounds, and can sooth sun and wind damaged skin.
Emotionally, Organic Yarrow Hydrosol is calming and can help promote sleep for those with insomnia. Due to its distinctive aroma, we recommend combining Organic Yarrow Hydrosol with Roman Chamomile Hydrosol or Lavender Hydrosol for a synergistic and aromatically pleasant blend.
Spiritually, Suzanne Catty mentions that Yarrow is recommended for spiritual or distance work.
- Facial Toner
- Use to Replace Water in Moisturizers
- Use in Clay Facials and Masks
- Wet Wipes
Visit our Hydrosols category page for a detailed introduction to hydrosols. For more in-depth information on hydrosols and their many valuable applications, we recommend the book Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy Book by Suzanne Catty.
We ship our hydrosols in plastic to avoid breakage, but hydrosols should be transferred to glass as soon as possible. Like essential oils, hydrosols should be stored in a cool dry place. The shelf life of hydrosols is up to 2 years when they are stored properly. Our Organic Yarrow Hydrosol does not contain any preservatives. Hydrosols can be stored in the refrigerator.
*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.
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