Helichrysum has silvery gray, grassy foliage with a collection of golden flowers that blossom in midsummer. Its name is derived from the Greek word helios meaning 'sun' and chrysos meaning 'gold'.
Helichrysum oil is a pure essential oil, steam-distilled from the flowering tops of the plant. This oil has a powerful characteristic aroma with a yellowish appearance. In formulated products in the cosmetic and personal care industry, this novel ingredient is found in high-end topical items such as skin serums, face creams, wrinkle and anti-aging ointments, and various body lotions.
This essential oil is used throughout aromatherapy for its potential positive impact on one's mental and emotional well-being. Our Helichrysum essential oil is highly concentrated and should be handled with care.
A middle note with a medium aroma, Helichrysum oil have been described as having a scent between burnt sugar and a floral mint.
Used in aromatherapy for the symptomatic relief of:
Anticoagulant, severe bruising, hematoma, purifies the blood, drain lymph glands, stimulates liver, kidneys, spleen, and pancreas, eczema, allergies, rashes, psoriasis, decrease swelling, rheumatoid arthritis, bronchitis, sinus infections, cough and inflamed skin.
Used in aromatherapy to help ease emotional symptoms of:
Spirituality, mental agility, grounding and increases dream activity.
Helichrysum Essential Oil
Dilute very well before use (2-5mL per 100mL of Blissful Glo Classic cream/butter); for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Evaporate into the air using a diffuser container, spray, or oil droplets, or breathed in, for example, in a steam bath (Use 3-4 drops in the diffuser of choice).
Ingesting, or swallowing, essential oils is not recommended.
Consult with a physician before use if you are pregnant or taking diabetes or anticoagulant medication as adverse effects may occur.