Organic Achillea Millefolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract
Organic Achillea Millefolium, commonly known as "Yarrow", belongs to the Asteraceae family. It is one of the most widely used medicinal plants in the world. The word "Achillea" refers to the Greek hero Achilles, who is believed to have carried the plant to treat the wounds of soldiers, while the word "Millefolium" which means thousand-leaf, refers to the multipennate leaves. The genus "Achillea" includes 110 to 114 species which are largely native to Eurasia with some of it native to the North America and Africa.
Organic Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract has the necessary properties to balance skin functions and soothe itchy, dry skin. It can help to relieve minor skin irritations, heal damaged skin and stimulate the regeneration of new skin cells. The fatty acids in it will boost the oxygen content in the skin cells while enhancing the development, strength and function of the cell membrane. The high amounts of flavonoids it possess are vital antioxidants that can protect against cell-damaging free radicals.
Organic Achillea Millefolium Extract are commonly used in a skin care product to reduce flaking and restoring suppleness of the skin.