Achillea

(BAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Achillée millefeuille; Aquilea; Cickafarkfu˝; Kraujažoliu foil; Millefolii herba; Řebříčková nat’; Rölleka; Schafgarbe; Siankärsämö; Yarrow; Ziele krwawnika.
CAS — 8022-07-9 (yarrow root oil).

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Yarrow). The whole or cut, dried flowering tops of yarrow, Achillea millefolium. It contains not less than 2 mL/kg of essential oil and not less than 0.02% of proazulenes, expressed as chamazulene (C 14 H 16 = 184.3), both calculated with reference to the dried drug. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Achillea has been used in herbal medicine. It has been stated to have diaphoretic, anti-inflammatory, and other miscellaneous properties. It has been reported to cause contact dermatitis. Yarrow root oil is used in aromatherapy.

Homoeopathy.

Achillea has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Achillea millefolium; Millefolium; Achillea ex herba; Millef.
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2. Chandler RF. Yarrow. Can Pharm J 1989; 122: 41–3
3. Anonymous. Final report on the safety assessment of yarrow (Achillea millefolium) extract. Int J Toxicol 2001; 20 (suppl 2): 79–84.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Cz.: Gallentee†; Nat Rebricku; Rebrickovy Caj, Rebrickova Nat; Mex.: Blancaler. Multi-ingredient: Austral.: Diaco; Flavons; Austria: Abfuhrtee St Severin; Amersan; Gallen- und Lebertee St Severin; Mariazeller; Menodoron; Canad.: Original Herb Cough Drops; Cz.: Amersan; Cajova Smes pri Redukcni Diete†; Cicaderma; Hemoral†; Hertz- und Kreislauftee†; Kamillan Plus†; Perospir†; Projimava; Species Urologicae Planta; Stomatosan†; Ungolen†; Zaludecni Cajova Smes; Fr.: Cicaderma; Gonaxine; Menoxine; Tisane Hepatique de Hoerdt; Ger.: Alasenn; Amara-Tropfen; Aristochol N†; Cheiranthol†; Floradix Multipretten N; Gallexier; Kamillan Plus†; Marianon†; Nervosana†; Sedovent; Stomachysat N†; Tonsilgon; Hung.: Hemorid; Noditran†; Ital.: Forticrin; Lozione Same Urto; Pik Gel; Pol.: Amarosal; Artecholin; Artecholwex; Cholavisol; Dyspepsin; Enterosol; Gastrobonisol; Hemorol; Liv 52; Nefrobonisol; Reumosol; Salviasept; Sanofil; Port.: Cicaderma; Fade Cream†; Rus.: Liv 52 (Лив 52); Original Grosser Bittner Balsam (Оригинальный Большой Бальзам Биттнера); Tonsilgon N (Тонзилгон Н); S.Afr.: Amara; Clairo; Menodoron; Spain: Jaquesor†; Menstrunat†; Natusor Circusil†; Natusor Gastrolen†; Natusor Jaquesan†; Switz.: Baume†; Gastrosan; Kernosan Heidelberger Poudre; Pommade au Baume; Tisane hepatique et biliaire; Tisane pour l’estomac; UK: Catarrheeze; Rheumatic Pain Remedy; Tabritis; Wellwoman.
Published October 15, 2018.