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

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.

Helichrysum italicum flowers
Helichrysum italicum flowers
Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum)

Properties edit

Helichrysum essential oil.

Pain edit

Relieves arthritis and rheumatism.

Respiratory edit

Relieves asthma, bronchitis and symptoms of cold and flu.

Skin edit

Improves acne, dermatitis and scars.

Caution edit

  • Don't use Helichrysum oil on children.