Helichrysum Essential Oil

Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Helichrysum italicum, H. gymnocephalum var splendidum

Everlasting, Immortelle

Source Location

Plant part used

Mediterranean

Flowers

Extraction Method

Color

Steam distillation

Light yellow

Consistency

Aroma Strength

Thin

Medium/strong

Fragrance

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

Benefits/Uses/Systems

Respiratory issues like asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, whooping cough; headaches, neuralgia, depression, and migraines; digestive system support, liver ailments, regulates gall bladder and pancreas, spleen detoxification from nicotine and drugs; skin healing, bruises, allergies, stretch marks, spots, warts, wound healer, eczema, scars; muscle and joint pain, rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis, repetitive action injuries, sprains, plantar facia; cystitis; immunity support, candida, herpes, colds, flu, bacterial and viral infections; cardio vascular support, blood pressure regulator, increases circulation and lymphatic drainage, blood thinner

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

Main Constituents

Limonene, pinene, geraniol, linalool, curmarins (H. stoechas), eugenol, nerol, furfurol, neryl acetate, diones

Properties

Antiallergenic, anti-inflammatory, antihistamine, antimicrobial, anticoagulant, antitussive, antiseptic, astringent, cholagogue, cictrisant, diuretic, expectorant, fungicidal, hepatic, nervine

Safety

GRAS Consult a professional if pregnant or breastfeeding. Avoid H.  stoechas if taking anticoagulant medication.