Great Helichrysum essential oil uses
Helichrysum is one of the oils that are most active when used synergistically, i.e. in combination with other oils. It increases body ability to heal, which suggests a possible immune-stimulant action.
Helichrysum essential oil is a very safe oil, non-toxic, non-irritant and tolerated by the most sensitive skins. Helichrysum essential oil uses for babies and children, in their baths, massage, blended with Mandarin oil.
Medical Helichrysum essential oil uses
Helichrysum contains powerful anti-bruising agents and is anti-spasmodic, it can help asthma attacks and the spasmodic coughing, which can be so distressing to a child. It is also expectorant, so useful for all kinds of coughs.
Being anti-inflammatory, it is useful in massage for arthritis and rheumatism. A good blend for this will be 95% Eucalyptus with 5% Helichrysum, added to a carrier oil in the usual 3%.
Skin care Helichrysum essential oil uses
It is used in skin care and for many skin problems, including eczema and other allergic conditions, as it is anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and healing. There are some reports that this oil is used successfully for psoriasis.
Mental Helichrysum essential oil uses
Helichrysum essential oil is comforting and anti-depressant. It helps reduce and may prevent stress. It is a tonic oil and very helpful to people who are exhausted or debilitated.