Glossary

A common treatment for fever as well as the lowering of blood pressure. Yarrow is also used to heal wounds on the surface of the skin. The anti-inflammatory properties make it suitable for this purpose and for the reduction of any swelling of the skin.

An instringent and blood purifier, yellow dock is used as a medical remedy (often with herbal tea) to treat skin conditions, digestion and constipation problems, and liver conditions.

This oil is extracted from the ylang-ylang plant and is used for its cleansing abilities. Ylang-Ylang oil helps to smooth the skin and reduce irritations of the skin. It is suitable for all skin types.

An aphrodisiac, extracted from an African tree, used to enhance sexual desire. Yohimbe bark is a herb and can also be used to reduce blood pressure and levels of mental depression. It is also known to be used to aid weight loss by reducing the body’s ability to store fat.

A herb that is used to help reduce arthritic and joint pains, as well as reduce providing inflammatory relief against conditions such as gout and cystitis. Yucca is also used to provide asthma relief.