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yarrow extract

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 skin-soothing properties. However, yarrow also has properties that may cause skin sensitivity and photosensitivity.

References for this information:

Healthnotes Review of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, www.healthwell.com/healthnotes/herb

Planta Medica, 1991, volume 57, pages 444–446, and 1994, volume 60, pages 37–40

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