The yarrow (Achillea Millefolium) purifies and improves the blood and it also improves the work of the digestive system. It is especially useful for the treatment of the liver, spleen, pancreas, against hepatitis, blood flow in the head, catarrh in the intestines and stomach, then cramps, fever, heartbeat, back pain and pain in the spine, irregular menstrual cycles, insomnia, various pustules and ulcers.
The yarrow eases the pain in the bones due to rheumatism. It is effective in the treatment of diabetes, especially in the initial stage, and it is also useful to stop the excessive bleeding. The yarrow with its bitter taste has effects on the mucous membrane of the stomach, stimulates the secretion of the gastric juice and thus, it improves the appetite.
It contains potassium, which helps the work of the kidneys and the blood circulation and therefore, it affects the work of the heart, and it is very useful for female diseases. These products, in the form of tea, are also used for angina pectoris. They recommend that nervous people should often wash their whole bodies with yarrow tea in the morning and in the evening.
When yarrow tea is used as bath or bandage, it significantly sooths the skin on the hands, the sore nipples of nursing mothers, as well as the moles on the skin and psoriasis.
Preparation of the tea:
Take one or two teaspoons of yarrow and pour a cup of boiling water, let it sit for five minutes and then strain it. You should drink 2-4 cups of tea, in equal amounts during the day. If you use it as a cure against stomach and intestinal diseases, you must not use sweeteners in the tea.