Yarrow Tincture
Yarrow Tincture
Yarrow Tincture
Yarrow Tincture

Yarrow Tincture

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Our homegrown yarrow can be used externally on wounds and cuts, a great herb to stop bleeding. Every first-aid kit needs a yarrow tincture.

It also anti-inflammatory, and helps ease a headache or fever. 


  • Mayernik Kitchen Yarrow
  • Grain Alcohol (50%)


Take full dropper orally in water/tea.

Externally - drop a few drops onto cut/scrape to help stop bleeding.*

About Yarro

The yarrow plant has its origins rooted in Greek mythology hence the botanical name of name Achillea millefolium, gotten from the Greek mythical hero of Achilles who used it to treat bleeding wounds of his soldiers. Another modification of the plants attachments to ancient Greece states that Achilles’ mother dipped him in yarrow tea as an infant while holding him at the ankle. In other contexts, the Anglo-Saxons used yarrow leaves for curing purposes, these purposes ranged from improved digestion and stomach aches Yarrow was also used to stop bleeding in medieval times.  Through the course of human development, several other functions were incorporated as the multi-faceted functions of the Yarrow plant became more evident through research and experimentation.

The yarrow is prominently used in North America and while some studies point to it as being native to North America, there are contradicting reports that show that it was introduced to the continent by colonists.  Notwithstanding, the plant has been used for both internal and external purposes through the course of history – sore throats, bleeding, arthritis and several other ailments that it still treats to this day. Some of the earliest uses in North America dates back to Native Americans boiling the plant to purify areas that sick people were laid and used to treat wounded people.

Fossils of yarrow pollen have been found in the Neanderthal regions dating back to as early as 60,000 years ago. In ancient China, the plant was used to reawaken the spiritual forces of the mind. These spiritual forces were taught to balance the ying and yang energies in individuals. The Chinese also used the plant as an instrument of divination.

Yarrow Tincture Frequently Asked Questions

What is Yarrow Tincture?

Yarrow Tincture is an alcohol extract from the yarrow plant and used for various medical purposes due to their antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory purposes. 


Is Yarrow Tincture Safe for Children?

Using yarrow tincture for children can be a complex concept. It can be used to stop bleeding in children on small surface wounds. It can also be used in bath teas for children with feverish tendencies. 

Will Yarrow Tincture Stop Bleeding?

Yarrow tincture is useful in stopping the flow of blood from a cut/scrape when used externally on the skin. 

Is Yarrow Tincture a Good Anti-Inflammatory?

Yarrow has been known to be used for anti-inflammatory purposes. They have been used as a form of first aid treatment for cuts or grazes.  It also has a good effect on the pH balance of the skin and its moisture content. 

Is Yarrow Tincture Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

Yarrow tincture is highly unsafe for internal consumption during pregnancies as it is reported to be linked with complications of the menstrual cycle and in more serious cases, miscarriage.

Should I take Yarrow Tincture Everyday?

There is no concrete information on the consumption of yarrow tincture on a daily basis. 

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