Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum)
Helichrysum Essential Oil Information
Common Name: Helichrysum or Everlasting or Curry Plant
Latin Name: Helichrysum italicum G. Don
Plant part: Flowers
Distillation Method: Steam
Distillation Date: Spring 2017
Shelf Life: About 4-5 years
Country of Origin: Corsica
HI1704 Spring 2017
Aroma: This is a well crafted oil that is has a light grassy type hay aroma that is toned by a sweet and honeyed aroma in the top notes.
Personal Notes: I use this essential oil frequently for skin conditions where there is significant irritation, bruising, inflammation, and itching. I find it to be very supportive in assisting with the reducing the perception of skin concerns whether they are scratches, bruises, eczema related, or other conditions. I do find that I use this more topically than any other method of application. Because it is so skin friendly, I do enjoy this with tamanu or trauma oil for reducing the perception of pain for my children.
Safety Data: This is essential oil is considered non-toxic and generally safe if used properly. It has a recommended topical use of 0.5% to avoid potential skin irritation.
Usage ideas: Create a skin soothing rollerball
- 5% Helichrysum
- 4% Lavender
- 1% tocopherols
- 90% trauma oil
Emotional/Energetic Qualities: Calming, grounding, healing energetically, physically, and emotionally, restorative, heart opening/healing, intuitively supportive and opening, expansive and protective.
Recommended applications: Diffuse, topical application using safe dilution ratios, steam inhalation, inhaler.
- Do not place on broken skin.
California Prop 65 Statement: This product contains essential oil constituents on the CA Prop 65 list of toxic chemicals. This product conforms to the reporting requirements of California Proposition 65 (Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986). We are conforming to the regulation by reporting the existence, or lack thereof, of ingredients deemed reportable by the above mentioned regulations via a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), in Section 15 "Regulatory Information." Ingredients from Natural Food Sources (NFS) are exempt from reporting in accordance with Title 27, § 25501(a).