DIY Yarrow Tincture (And 5 Ways To Use It)


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Original post-July 10th 2017…

This past spring, I was excited to see a couple of yarrow plants growing next to my driveway. I’ve watched them as they’ve grown, budded, and unfurled their creamy white flowers, and now that they’re full grown, they’re ready to be put to good use.

This week, I decided to take some time to quickly tincture the yarrow tops before it was too late and the flowers dried up. Below, I’m sharing the steps with you in case you too have some fresh yarrow growing nearby that you’d like to preserve and use in the future.

Disclaimer: Yarrow is a herb that has several look-a-likes, some of which are poisonous and even deadly (poison hemlock and water hemlock). Before harvesting and using what you think is yarrow, be sure you’ve positively identified it first!

So the directions below are for tincturing fresh yarrow using the folk method…

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