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Yerba Santa




Achillea millefolium
Liquid extract of dried flowers.

Actions: Astringent and hemostatic; vascular tonic. Diaphoretic and anti-fever. Antiseptic vulnerary. Aromatic digestive bitters.

Uses: Excellent for inducing sweat and lowering fevers (taken in hot water); colds and flu. Passive bleeding and excessive menstrual flow. Astringent to atonic relaxed tissues with free discharges and tendency to ulceration; diarrhea; atonic uterus and leukorrhea. Varicose veins and hemorrhoids. Stimulates appetite and improves digestion.

Dose: Take 30 to 40 drops, 2 to 5 times per day. To enhance appetite and digestion, take 15 minutes before meals.

Cautions: Larger doses may cause nausea.

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