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Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum)

What is Helichrysum?

Helichrysum is originally from South Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Cyprus, France, Italy, Corsica and Bosnia. It is commonly referred to as Everlasting or Immortelle denoting the eternal bliss and never ending health benefits.

The essential oil is extracted from the flowering tops with steam distillation. Helichrysum has been traditionally used to heal various health ailments in Ayurveda for thousands of years .

Helichrysum Oil

Aroma

Sweet and herbacaous

Plant Properties

Antispasmodic, anticoagulant, antiallergenic, antimicrobial, antihaematomic, antiphlogistic, nervine, antiinflammatory, antitussive, cicatrisant, expectorant, febrifuge, anti septic, cholagogue, emollient, mucolytic, fungicidal, hepatic, diuretic, splenic, and cytophylactic.

Benefits

Reduces spasms, maintains the fluidity of blood, fights allergies, inhibits microbial infections, dissolves and clears blood clots, reduces inflammation from fever, and is good for nervous system health. Furthermore, it reduces various other types of inflammation, clears phlegm and reduces coughs, heals scars, , protects wounds from becoming septic, stimulates proper bile discharge into the stomach, makes skin smooth and young, dissolves mucus, and kills fungus. It is also notoriously good for the liver and spleen, while stimulating urination and the regeneration of new cells.

Blends with:

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

 

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