Heal your Body with Yarrow Tea…
Healing parts of common yarrow: during the blooming of this plant flowers are gathered with short stems, and even the whole plant can be gathered, with the length of 30 cm.
Healing Properties of This Herb
It purifies and improves blood, also improves the work of the digestive system. It is particularly useful for the treatment of liver, spleen, pancreas, against jaundice, blood flow to the head, catarrh in the intestines and stomach, also cramps, fever, strong heartbeat, back pain, irregular menstruation, insomnia, ulcers and various pimples. Yarrow reduces difficulties in bone pain and rheumatism. Favorably influence the treatment of diabetes, particularly in the initial stage. It is useful in excessive bleeding.
It belongs to those healing herbs that with their bitter taste act on the stomach and so stimulate the secretion of gastric juice, and thus encourages and increases the appetite. It has a positive effect on the food absorption from the body. Medicinal preparations of yarrow i.e. combined teas, help in gastritis, colitis, cramps in the stomach and the intestine, increase the activity of intestinal glands, removing anxiety and even help with constipation. Potassium, contained in this herb, helps the kidneys and bloodstream, thus directly affect the heart and successfully used in female diseases.
Also these combined teas with yarrow are used in the treatment of angina pectoris. Anxious people are advised to frequently wash their bodies with cooled yarrow tea in the morning and evening. Warm baths of yarrow and chamomile mitigate nerve problems, while the tea in the form of bath or compresses extremely cures cracked skin on the hands, sore nipples in nursing mothers, also moles and skin psoriasis. In psoriasis, despite the compresses must be carried out and treatments to clean the blood. When using yarrow those individuals with sensitive skin should know that it can cause allergies. Therefore, people with sensitive skin should use only young and just blossomed herbs and to drink the tea in small quantities.
Preparation of the tea:
In 300ml of water put one or two teaspoons of yarrow and allow it to boil. Leave it to stay for 5 minutes and then drain. Daily drink 2 to 4 glasses in equally distributed amounts throughout the day, if used to treat stomach and intestinal diseases, the tea should be used without sweeteners.