Anti-septic, astringent styptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergy. Named after the Greek hero Achilles, this is a warrior herb.
Internally for allergies, poor circulation, high blood pressure, varicose veins and water retention.
Externally it makes a great after shave tonic.
Add to lotions for treating water retention, as a compress for varicose veins and weeping and infected conditions. Combine with Chamomile Water in lotions for inflamed, irritated conditions or in a spritz for the face during hay fever season*
dose - 5ml to 10ml three times a day in water
*caution - do not sunbathe or go on a sunbed for 12 hrs after using externally