Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Helichrysum

Helichrysum italicum flowers
Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum)

Helichrysum (or immortelle) oil comes from the flowers of the Helichrysum italicum (Helichrysum angustifolium) plant. It has a fruity scent. It has anti-inflammatory and diuretic effects.

PropertiesEdit

 
Helichrysum essential oil.

PainEdit

Relieves arthritis and rheumatism.

RespiratoryEdit

Relieves asthma, bronchitis and symptoms of cold and flu.

SkinEdit

Improves acne, dermatitis and scars.

CautionEdit

  • Don't use Helichrysum oil on children.