• MILLEFOLII,HERBA ; OLEUM

    (Achillea millefolium L., Compositae) Yarrow, Milfoil (herb, volatile oil)

    Constituents: 0,2-0,5 % volatile oil (with up to 25 % chamazulen, β-pinene, caryophyllen, α-pinene ), achillicin (a proazulen compound or 8- acetoxyartabsin), 2,3- dehydrodeacetoxy matricin and leukodin (syn. desacetoxymatricin), germacranolides (eg. millefin, etc); polyins: ponticaepoxid, cis and trans matricariaester, flavonoids (apigenin, luteolin and their glucosides); achillein (syn.betonicin), stachydrine, about 0,35 % coumarins, about 3-4 % tannins.