Yarrow essential oil is extracted using the distillation method. The familiar bushes with pink or yellow flowers are commonly found in North America as well as in many European countries.
It has an interesting history as it was believed to have been used by Archilles in the Trojan wars, hence its latin name Achillea millefolium.
The Yarrow plant was used by the Druids and Ancient Chinese for divination purposes and was popular for warding off evil spirits!
For a wonderfully uplifting blend to use in an aromatherapy diffuser, mix Yarrow with Juniper and Verbena essential oils. This blend can help banish depression.
The essential oil of Yarrow has many useful properties, click here for the full profile for Yarrow Essential Oil.