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Helichrysum Essential Oil

Helichrysum italicum Origin: Bosnia

Helichrysum Essential Oil

Overview

Botanical Name

Helichrysum italicum

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Use

Flowers

Note Classification

Base

Aroma

Sweet, earthy, green floral

Largest Producing Countries

France, Bosnia, Italy, and Spain

Traditional Use

A widely popular oil in the perfume and skincare industries.

Properties

Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antispasmodic, astringent, cholagogue, cicatrizant, diuretic, expectorant, hepatic, nervine, stimulant

Blends Well With

Bergamot, black pepper, chamomile, citrus oils, clary sage, clove, cypress, geranium, juniper, lavender, neroli, oakmoss, oregano, palmarosa, rose, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, vetiver, ylang ylang

Of Interest

The word helichrysum is named after the golden yellow flowers of the plant, and comes from the Greek words helios meaning sun and chrysos meaning gold. The common name, immortelle, also comes from the flowers, because they are long lasting blossoms that do not wither easily.

Safety Data

Generally considered safe.

Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).