yarrow extract

Plant Extracts , Anti-Irritants , Irritants
Extract for which there is little research showing it to have any benefit for skin. What studies do exist were performed in vitro, and indicate that it may have anti-inflammatory properties (Sources: Planta Medica, 1991, volume 57, pages 444–446, and 1994, volume 60, pages 37–40). However, yarrow also has properties that may cause skin irritation and photosensitivity (Source: Healthnotes Review of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, www.healthwell.com/healthnotes/herb).

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