This is for educational and informational purposes and should not be taken as medical advice. If in doubt don’t. If you do not know a plant well do not use it.
I do not like the taste of Yarrow but I do know eating it has had noticeable effects. I noticed I had increased energy levels. There are sites that claim it lowers blood pressure but my friends who had hypertension experienced a rise in their blood pressure when they used Yarrow. Has has been used for many illnesses even hemorrhoids. There are claims that when applied to wounds it stops bleeding. There are many species of Achillea but I am fimiliar with A. Millefolium. The others chemical makeup is very similar.
It’s effects on cancer.
Speeds up healing.
Contains Achillolide A which prevents amyloid plaque build up and would help with Alzheimer. Achillolide A has many benefits.
Achillolide A reduces reactive oxygen species.
Yarrow helps with diabetes by increasing insulin sensitivity.
They claim it reduces blood pressure through it’s diuretic properties but I have seen it increase peoples blood pressure. One thing I did notice the ones it increased blood pressure in did not drink adequate amount of water.
Improves cognitive abilities, prevents strokes, reduces oxidative stress, reduces symptoms of MS, and helps with neurodegenerative disorders.
has antimicrobial properties.
Only way to describe this is it enhances the immune system.
Appears to kill pain without no toxicity.
Can cause problems in those with high glutathione levels. This study is viewed as negative but it appears by their results it reduce quinone and would help with interstitial cystitis. If I had time I would get into more detail and explain why.
Helps with diabetes by protecting pancreatic cells.
Reduces oxalates so would help with high oxalate levels and stone formation.
It is effective against the New Castle Disease Virus and other infections.
Is neuroprotective, protects the brain.
Has antispasmodic effects.
Inhibits histamine H1 receptors and muscarinic receptor.
This is what I notice in the other study and why I said it would help with interstitial cystitis. It has NO scavenging abilities. The also would help with kidney disease were people have excessive bleeding.
How it helps with acid reflux or gastric irritation.
How it helps with asthma and hypertension
Is a calcium channel blocker. This would help with things like high blood pressure, and other circulatory disorders.
Yarrow stimulates bile production so would help with constipation and gall bladder issues.