Achillea Millefolium Extract



No known benefits

Achillea Millefolium Extract description

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.

Achillea Millefolium Extract references

  • Healthnotes Review of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Accessed October 2021, ePublication
  • Planta Medica, 1994, pages 37-40 and 1991, pages 444-446

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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Not rated