Helichrysum  Helichrysum italicum

Helichrysum is often used to prevent signs of aging and referred to as “The Everlasting Flower” because of its rejuvenating benefits for the skin and ability to improve the complexion. Helichrysum has been used in herbal health practices since ancient Greece and the oil is highly valued and sought after for its many health benefits.

Primary Benefits
• Improves appearance of the skin
• May help promote a healthy metabolism*

Aromatic Description
Herbaceous, honey, hay

Collection Method
Steam Distillation

Plant Part
Flower

Main Constituents
Neryl acetate, alpha pinene, γ-curcumene

Neryl acetate, the monoterpene ester which is the primary chemical constituent of helichrysum essential oil, is used in perfumery to impart floral and fruity aromas.
Research

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Aromatic Usage Suggestions

  • Diffuse with Lavender to promote feelings of reassurance.
Topical Usage Suggestions

  • Apply topically to reduce the appearance of blemishes
  • Massage into the temples and back of neck for a soothing sensation
  • Apply to face for a glowing complexion
  • Use in conjunction with a full body massage to promote vitality and energy.
Internal Use Suggestions:

  • Take in a veggie capsule to support healthy metabolism*
Can be applied topically without dilution (neat)

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with  Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.