Helichrysum Italicum Essential Oil
Botanical name : Helichrysum Italicum
Plant origin : Flowers
Extraction method : Steam distilled
Aroma : Earthy, floral, sweet
Odor intensity : Medium
Evaporation Rate : Middle note
Origin : Eastern Europe
Helichrysum is a highly aromatic herb that has the capacity to grow in the most inclement of soil, hence its nickname “everlast.” It is native to the Mediterranean and North Africa and is widely cultivated in Spain, Italy and Yugoslavia. It has been praised in aromatherapy most notably for bruises and wound healing. Extracts are also added to sunscreen to protect the skin from ultraviolet sunrays.
Helichrysum assists with circulatory ailments such as varicose veins, bruises, and broken capillaries. It is also a wonderful skin tonic as it stimulates the production of new skin cells, vivifying the skin with an influx of healing cells and helping with acne, dermatitis, eczema, stretch marks, herpes, scar tissue, mature skin and burns. The astringent properties constrict and help to reverse sagging skin. It also soothes and calms muscle spasms and aches, relieving pain associated with stiff joints and rheumatism related ailments. Lastly, the oil is is prized for relieving chronic coughs, bronchitis, sinus infections, excess mucous and the common cold.
Helichrysum essential oil is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, mucolytic, vulnerary, antioxidant, antispasmodic, astringent, cholagogue, cicatrizant, diuretic, expectorant, hepatic, nervine, stimulant and a skin tonic.
Helichrysum essential oil is an therapeutic and exotic addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, incense, candles and aromatherapy.
HBNO is pleased to offer helichrysum essential oil in bulk and wholesale quantities. This oil is only available for domestic clients.
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