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YARROW BLUE OIL


YARROW BLUE OIL

Achillea millefolium

REFERENCES

CAS Number: 8022-07-9 ; 84082-83-7

FEMA Number: 3117

EINECS Number: 282-030-6

Product Code: PEO1165

INCI Name: Achillea Millefolium (Blue Yarrow) Oil

PART USED Flowering Tops

SYNONYMS Achillea millefolium L.

COMMON NAMES Common Yarrow, Yara Yara Oil

EXTRACTION METHOD Steam Distilled Essential Oil

ORIGIN Bulgaria

NOTE CLASSIFICATION Top to Middle Note

INTRODUCTION

Common yarrow, a hardy perennial and native to Europe, grows as a rampant weed in fields and hedgerows, where it can vary from a low, creeping form to a tough plant up to 60 cm high. It has flat heads of minute five-petalled white flowers. Other forms have pink and cream or bright yellow flowers.

The plants generic name is believed derive from the greek hero Achilles , who is said to have used it to heal his soldiers wounds during the Trojan war. Accordingly, it has been called berba militaris, the military herb, knights milfoil, bloodwort and staunchweed.

The leaves are about 10 cm long, dark green, downy and feathery, and the stems are pale green, rough and angular. The plant flowers from early summer to late autumn.

ODOUR PROFILE

Sweet, camphoraceous, fresh-herbaceous odour.

PHYSICAL APPEARANCE

Dark blue to greenish colored liquid.

Documents

Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

: EU Allergens Declaration