Achillea millefolium

Part Used

Aerial (leaf & flower)


Cardiovascular; respiratory; skin


Alterative; anti-hemorrhagic; anti-inflammatory; antimicrobial; antispasmodic; astringent; bitter tonic; carminative; diaphoretic; emmenagogue; febrifuge; hypotensive; vulnerary

Traditional Uses

Flowers are one of the best diaphoretic herbs and is a standard remedy for aiding the body to deal with fevers. Treats winter colds and flu through diaphoresis, helping the body induce sweat and reduce fever. Is both a relaxant and tonifying agent for the smooth muscle of the pelvic viscera. H amphoteric effect on the menstrual cycle (normalizes) amenorrhea, menorrhagia, leucorrhea, menopause complaints, fibroids, tumours and endometriosis. as anLeaf is used externally and will aid in the healing of wounds. Is astringent and used as a hemostatic in a variety of bleeding conditions associated with mucous membranes. ^1. 2.