Helichrysum italicum is a small perennial herb with narrow, silver leaves and flowers that form a cluster of golden yellow , ball-shaped blossoms. The name “Helichrysum” is derived from the Greek “helios” meaning sun and “chrysos” meaning gold, referring to the colour of the flowers. Helichrysum has been used in herbal health practices since ancient Greece and the oil is highly valued and sought after for its many qualities. Helichrysum is best known for its ability to revitalise the appearance of skin. Also referred to as the Everlasting or Imortal Flower, Helichrysum is used in anti-aging products to help reduce the visible signs of aging to the skin. Helichrysum can help reduce the appearance of blemishes, and promote a glowing, youthful looking complexion.
HOW TO USE:
The honey-sweet scented Helichrysum oil is renewing to the skin and calming to the mind. Applied topically, Helichrysum promotes a clear complexion and is soothing when used in a massage. When taken internally, it offers powerful support to the digestive, immune, nervous, and cardiovascular systems.*
AROMA:Herbaceous, honey, hay
COLLECTION: Steam distillation of Flower
MAIN CONSTITUENTS: Neryl acetate, alpha pinene, γ-curcumene
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Helichrysum gets its name from the Greek word "helos" which means sun, and "chrysos", which means gold. This description refers to the beautiful golden colour of the flowers.