Yarrow (flower)

Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, is an herb with a long history of use, dating back to ancient Greece. It contains a number of polyphenols and flavonoid compounds, which may be responsible for the perceived health benefits of yarrow 1. The herb is approved for use as a natural flavoring substance in foods by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (21CFR172.510) 2.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. Natural Standard Database. 2009.
  2. Food and Drug Administration. EAFUS: A Food Additive Database. 10-17-2008. 12-4-2008.