In aromatherapy, Helichrysum is a useful additive to all skincare preparations, especially for problem or mature skin.
Botanical Name: Helichrysum angustifolia
Country of Origin: France
Part of Plant Used: Flowers
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Properties: Antiallergenic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antispasmodic, astringent, cholagogue, cicatrizant, diuretic, expectorant, hepatic, nervine, stimulant
Aroma and Appearance: Sweet, earthy, green floral
Safety Data: Generally considered safe.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be used for any medical purposes. Data has been gathered from various sources and every effort has been made to be accurate. However, basic information about essential oils varies from source to source and information found here may differ from other original sources.
Ingredients: Helichrysum Pure Essential Oil
Purpose: May be used massage and skin care products or in the bath, a diffuser, or a vaporizer.
- Skin Care: acne, bruising, burns, dermatitis, eczema, scarring, stretch marks, sunburn, wounds.
- Respiratory System: allergies, asthma, bronchitis.
- Immune System: colds, cough, fever.
- Digestive System: liver congestion, spleen congestion,
- Muscles and Joints: muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, sprains.
- Nervous System: nervous exhaustion, lethargy.
Blends well with juniper, lavender, neroli, oakmoss, oregano, palmarosa, rose, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, vetiver, ylang ylang.
Emotionally healing. Good for skin conditions. Anti-inflammatory.