Helichrysum is often called Immortelle and Everlasting because of the plant it is derived from. The herb, when dried retains it yellow colored flowers and the fresh cuttings last a long time in water.
The Helicryshum plant is native to France and Italy and neighboring countries. This oil is precious and costly but has a long shelf life.
Emotionally, it is calming and grounding to the mind. Helichrysum reduces mental upset, apprehension and irritability. It is helpful for resolving past hurts and trauma.
It is also beneficial in skin and body care to reduce the appearance of dry, itchy skin, burns, and other minor wounds and bruising.Uses of Helichrysum Essential Oil
Useful in Chinese Medicine for Qi-energy. This oil seems to have an affinity for the heart chakra and is employed often for that. It is known to open one's own mind and clarify thoughts along with resolving old upsets. In the aromatherapy world, Helichrysum is a fairly new member. We suggest you study this oil, learn its many uses, invest in a good version (like ours), and keep it in your oil chest. It is a must for a serious aromatherapist.Physical Description
Helichrysum is a light yellow to yellow oil in color with a liquid consistency.Aromatic Description
Aromatic, green, grassy, sweet, slight turpentine scent.Biological Makeup and Components
a-pinene , b-pinene, d-limonene, g-curcumene, b-carophyllene, linalol, geraniol, nerol, furfurol, neryl acetate, geranyl acetate, isovaleric, diones, italidone, other b-diketones, eugenolExtraction Technique
Steam distillation of fresh flowering tops of plants.Information for Aromatherapists
Helichrysum is a middle note. It blends well with Bergamot, Black pepper, Cedarwood, Chamomile German, Clary Sage, Cypress, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lemon, Mandarin, Niaouli, Oregano, Palmarosa, Ravensara, Pine, Rosemary, Sage, Tea Tree, Rose, Ylang Ylang, Vetiver, Eucalyptus Lemon, Tanacetum Annuum, Roman Chamomile, Yarrow, Geranium, Lavender, Benzoin, Frankincense, Geranium and Patchouli. Do not use more than 5% in a blend.
Our Helichrysum essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.Cautions