Monday, November 28, 2011

Yarrow (Milenrama)

Achillea millefolium
It is a plant contains the highest amount of melatonin, stop bleeding, regulate menstruation

Presents flavonoids in flowers and leaves with photoprotective activity (Santos, 2005)

The flowers have moderate antioxidant activity in ethylene acetate extract. (Lopez, 2012)

Lopez, V, 2012. Antioxidant activity of plants used in traditional medicine Navarre. Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Navarra. Retrieved on January 3, 2012.

Santos, L, 2005. Photoprotective activity Validation of Achillea millefolium L. Asteraceae.
Retrieved on January 3, 2012.

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