immortelle

Immortelle Essential Oil {Helichrysum italicum}                 

Source: Bosnia, Wild Harvested

Method of Extraction: Steam distilled from the flowers.

One of the most sought after essential oils for its skin rejuvenating and wound healing properties, Immortelle, also known as Helichrysum, is named for the long lasting flowers that do not wither easily. We add this precious essential oil to our facial serums and creams. It takes over one ton of flowers to produce one kilogram of immortelle essential oil.

AROMA

The pale yellow, thin oil has a fresh, earthy, green, herbaceous aroma. It is considered a middle-base note in aromatherapy blends.

BLENDS WELL WITH

Atlas cedarwood, bergamot, black pepper, chamomile, citrus oils, clary sage, clove, cypress, geranium, juniper, lavender, neroli, oregano, palmarosa, rose, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, vetiver, ylang ylang.

REPORTED THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES

Best known for wound healing and relief of chronic skin conditions, moisturizes the skin, strengthens the circulatory system, nervine (calms and soothes the nerves), reduces the appearance of scars, analgesic (pain relief). Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antispasmodic, antiallergenic, antifungal, astringent, supports liver function, aids red blood cell production, expectorant, reduces fever, helps bruises heal, helps clear blood clots.

AROMATHERAPY

The fresh, herbal aroma is at once grounding, stimulating and clarifies thoughts, making it a valuable studying aid. It is used in meditation to help remove emotional blocks. Alleviates anxiety and mental stress. Antidepressant, emotionally balancing, promotes creativity, fosters forgiveness.

PRECAUTIONS:

SPECIFIC

 None known.

 GENERAL

 As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier oil).

 

{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.} 

 

 

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