Helichrysum Essential Oil
Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum) essential oil is a top choice for bruising or trauma to the skin. Helichrysum is helpful in wound healing and skin cell regeneration. The aroma is spicy and curry-like.
Chemistry: a-pinene (23.66%), g-curcumene (10.52%), b-caryophellene & terpinene-4-ol (8.02%), neryl acetate (7.62%), italidiones (5.83%), b-selinene (4.40%)
Latin Name: Helichrysum italicum
Botanical Family: Asteraceae
Cultivation: Hungary, Wildcrafted
Plant Part: Flowering tops
Chemical Family: Sesquiterpenes, Esters
Aroma: very much like curry spice
Properties: Antispasmodic (muscle relaxing), Cicatrisant (skin healing)
Steam Distilled: May 2017
Shelf Life: 5 years (approx.)
Best used in blends for skin healing and bruising. For skin application, add just 1 drop to 1 teaspoon of unscented lotion or carrier oil and gently massage in skin as needed.
Chakra: Root (1st), Sacral (2nd), Heart (4th), Third Eye (6th), and Crown (7th)
Helichrysum is emotionally balancing and helps to heal old and current emotional trauma and wounds.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.