Yarrow Tea - Benefits ::: Achillea millefolium L.


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Achillea millefolium L.

Blossoms (Millefolii flores) with sickle and herb (Millefolii herba) with vindrover-ul or pea harvester, harvested during flowering (June to September).

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How to prepare Yarrow Tea

Achillea millefolium L.

It infuses a teaspoon of dried herb in a cup of boiling water for 10 minutes. Can drink sweetened with honey, and for more flavor you can add a slice of lemon.

Yarrow Tea - Benefits

Achillea millefolium L.

•  One of the traditional benefits of this tea is to stop cold appearance. Therefore he must drink from the appearance of the first symptoms. It is effective in urinary infections, dysentery, inflammation of the airways, but also increases the resistance to the emergence of other diseases. Research has shown that this plant contains bitter substances that stimulate the immune system. In addition contains essential oils that act as antimicrobial agents.

•  Yarrow tea has astringent properties that help to treat nasal secretions, or mold tearing eyes caused by pollen or dust. Against colds, flu and fever, yarrow tea promotes perspiration and lowers the temperature. It is also useful in treating mild infections.

•  Can constrict blood vessels, preventing bleeding and reducing bleeding. With this property can be controlled heavy menstruation or intestinal bleeding, bleeding bladder.

•  Yarrow tea combats constipation by improving the peristaltic movements of the bowel muscle, thus favoring the elimination of feces. This tea is also helpful in moisturizing seat and preventing hemorrhoids.

Yarrow Tea - Contraindications

Achillea millefolium L.

- Pregnant women should not take yarrow, because its ability to relax the smooth muscle of the uterus could cause miscarriage;
- Prolonged use of high concentrations of yarrow may cause allergies;
- Yarrow can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

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