Yarrow Flowers

Yarrow Flowers

Uncover Hidden Herbs meanings

Yarrow grows all over the world and has been used as an herb for many centuries.

It grows all over, in open fields, pastures, meadows, edges of rails, and any others. A Yarrow plant grows to a height of one yard.

Yarrow flowers will help to

  • Reduce inflammations.
  • Relieve fevers.
  • Stimulate the circulatory system.
  • Heal swollen internal organs.
  • Remove toxins and heat from the body.

Medical uses

Oils that have many types of essential antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties are obtained from the Yarrow flower. This has made Yarrow flowers reliable in the treatment of various diseases and relieves from several conditions for many years. It helps in the repair of tissues in the body due to the resins that make it up. The resin properties, on the other hand, make it very reliable when applied externally in the treatment of skin that has cuts, scratches, ulcers, inflammations, and burns among others.

It can be taken to give one desire to eat, increase digestion and the uptake of nutrients into the bloodstream for distribution into the body. Yarrow has astringent properties ad is effective in the stoppage of dysentery, relieving diarrhea, and eliminate hemorrhage from the system. The flower extract will also assist in the healing of any other infections in the system and swollen organs such as instances of enteritis and gastritis. It invigorates the liver because of its bitterness. In addition, Yarrow relieves cramps or spasms which result from poor digestion, tensions, nervous dyspepsia, and gastrointestinal discomfort. Yarrow will also heal, fevers, sore throats, colds, and flu. Another great use of Yarrow is assistance to eliminate toxins from the body.

Magical uses

In the magical world, Yarrow flowers have for a long time been considered to bring luck. Among the most significant users of the Yarrow, are the Chinese, in a traditional divination system better known as I Ching when translated simply, means Book of Changes. However, the use of the flowers have been popular in other parts of the world as well.

The past European astrologers associated the Yarrow flower to Mars, the war god. From then, the yellow flowers of the plant were appreciated for giving the bearer unique brazenness as well as extraordinary protection against getting cursed or wounded. Since then, the practice of listing one's fears on a white paper alongside your name nine times, then carrying the paper in a yellow leather bag allows overcome them with mastery, luck, and courage.

By Florance Saul
Aug 29, 2012