Helichrysum Essential Oil
Helichrysum Essential Oil

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Helichrysum Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Helichrysum italicum

Main Constituents:

Italidione I: 4.5%

? -Selinene + Italidione II: 8.0%

Italidione III: 5.3%

Plant Part: Flowers

Origin: Slovenia

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, pale yellow to reddish yellow liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, they have been described as having a scent between burnt sugar and a floral mint.

Blends With: Chamomile, Lavender, Clary Sage, Rose, Clove Bud and any of the oils from the citrus oil family.

Product Abstract: Helichrysum italicum grows wild in Mediterranean regions with dry, high altitudes receiving a lot of sun exposure. Also known as Immortelle or Everlasting, its name comes from the Greek word helios meaning 'sun' and chrysos meaning 'gold'. Helichrysum was also been used after battles by the ancient Greeks.

Cautions: Dilute before use; 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.