Helichrysum Helichrysum italicum  Essential Oil Information

Helichrysum italicum

Helichrysum Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Helichrysum italicum

Everlasting, Immortelle

Mediterranean regions

Flowers








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distillation

Light yellow

Thin

Medium/strong








Fragrance

Fresh, sweet and floral, with hints of honey and white wine












Benefits

Treats respiratory issues like asthma, bronchitis and whooping cough, as well as headaches and migraines, plus liver ailments and allergies. Is a regenerative wound healer, and if applied in time may prevent hemorrhaging. Relieves joint pain associated rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis, and reduces the inflammation of repetitive action injuries. Commonly used for abscesses, acne, boils, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema and irritated skin.















Blends Well With

Bergamot, Calendula, Chamomile Blue, Clary Sage, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Neroli, Niaouli, Palmarosa, Pine, Ravensara, Rose, Rosehip, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang














Constituents

Nerol, neryl acetate, geraniol, pinene, linalool, isovaleric aldehyde, sesquiterpenes, furfurol, eugenol













Properties

Anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, antitussive, antiseptic, astringent, cholagogue, cictrisant, diuretic, expectorant, fungicidal, hepatic, nervine















Safety

GRAS* Consult a professional before ingesting, or if pregnant or breastfeeding





*Generally Regarded As Safe







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