Helichrysum essential oil benefits are because of the main properties which are healing on emotional and physical levels.
We may all need this at some point whether it is an emotional trauma or skin bruising or scarring.
We just wanted to share with you our love and appreciation for this miracle oil.
Helichrysum essential oil benefits
Helichrisum (Immortelle, Everlasting) italicum originally comes from Corsica, Bosnia and Croatia.
It is a flower oil: as it is distilled from the flowers.
The flower of Immortelle never fades.
The name Helichrysum is derived from the Greek “helios” meaning sun and “chrysos” meaning gold, referring to the colour (yellow) of many of the flowers of species in this genus.
It helps with wounds, scars, stretch marks, dry and itchy skin due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
The oil has a very beautiful herbaceous, honey-like, warm aroma with sugar-burnt scent to it.
Helichrysum essential oil has healing properties, it alleviates old and current emotional wounds, it also encourages creative dreaming and is called ‘honey for the psyche’.
Helichrysum essential oil therapeutic properties and its benefits:
- analgesic: it relieves pain due to a principal component neryl acetate
- anti-allergenic: it reduces inflammation and swelling in the skin
- anti-bacterial (against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria)
- anti-depressant: the scent is quite uplifting
- anti-haematomal: it alleviates bruising after soft tissue trauma
- anti-spasmodic due to its high ester content• wound and skin healing• tonic for vitality and well-being
Clinical applications of Helichrysum essential oil is very useful for muscle and tendon damage, inflammation, bruising, joint pain, and swelling.
It can be blended for local application.
The oil is not toxic nor irritating.
It is best used at low dosages.
Do not apply to a puncture wound until it has healed, as the oil heals quickly and a puncture wound needs to heal more slowly, from inside out.
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