Helichrysum Essential Oil
Helichrysum Essential Oil is considered one of the most important essential oils for skincare applications. It is particularly prized for the benefits it conveys to those with mature skin.
This means Helichrysum Essential Oil is one of the most valuable ingredients at the disposal of the skincare industry. Inevitably, it is found in many very high-end, anti-ageing facial skincare products.
Historically, Helichrysum earned itself the common name of Immortelle in France, and Everlasting here in the UK. This is because the anti-ageing benefits of Helichrysum Essential Oil have long-since been understood.
Helichrysum Essential Oil Health Benefits
Helichrysum Essential Oil health benefits are thought to include:
Analgesic + anti-allergenic + anti-anxiety + antibacterial + antibiotic + anti-depressant + antifungal + anti-inflammatory + antioxidant + antiseptic + anti-spasmodic + calming + cicatrisant (wound healing / formation of a cicatrix) + CNS tonic + hepatic (supports Liver health) + tonic + tonifying + vulnerary (wound healing)
Helichrysum Essential Oil Traditional Health Benefits
Helichrysum Essential Oil traditional health benefits are thought to include:
- Respiratory support: Colds + allergies + asthma
- Heavy metal detoxification
- Systemic inflammation: Autoimmune conditions
- Skin inflammation
- Wound healing
- Digestive disorders
- Liver & Gall Bladder support
- Neurological health
- Muscle & joint inflammation
Helichrysum Essential Oil For Skincare
Many skin conditions are inflammatory in nature. This includes Acne, Eczema, Dermatitis and Psoriasis. Consequently, all of these conditions may benefit from Helichrysum Essential Oil.
In addition, Helichrysum Essential Oil may help with wound healing, and reducing the appearance of scars.
Helichrysum Essential Oil is a critically important ingredient in FACIAL OIL No. 8
Wild As The Wind supply three different qualities of Helchrysum Essential Oil. The other two are:
The primary skincare benefits of Helichrysum Essential Oil are thought to include:
- Promoting cellular health: Stimulating the production of new cells + supporting the assimilation of dead skin cells
- Reducing the appearance of blemishes + redness
- Speeding up the healing times of cuts + burns + invasive surgical procedures
For such an exotically aromatic aromatherapy oil, it may even help with some of the least romantic emanations. Helichrysum Essential Oil has traditionally been employed to help with::
- Irritated Skin
Helichrysum Essential Oil Aroma
Helichrysum Essential Oil is as equally well known for its emotional benefits as it is for its skincare applications. It possesses a distinctly unique aroma, that is hard to describe. Nonetheless, it is a deeply appealing aroma, very clean, exotic, and somewhat sweet, but not in the least sickly. If anything, it is almost other-worldly… or heavenly, and definitely transporting.
If raindrops had a scent, it’s not hard to imagine they would smell like Helichrysum.
Helichrysum Essential Oil Energetic Benefits
Helichrysum Essential Oil is energetically very much about self-acceptance and the acceptance of others… for who we are rather than we want others and ourselves to be. It is very much imbued with the energy of unconditional love.
This makes it a very empowering aromatherapy oil. Unencumbered by wanting to be what we are not, we liberate ourselves and others from feelings of guilt, unworthiness and doubt.
This, in turn, attunes us more to Universal energies, allowing inspiration to flow more readily and permitting us to live with greater integrity.
Helichrysum Essential Oil is profoundly energetically potent. And, as our emotional traumas are stored within our energetic field, Helichrysum Essential Oil is thought to be one of the three most effective aromatherapy oils for releasing the energy of trauma. The other two are Yarrow Essential Oil and Hyssop Essential Oil.
However, we all respond differently to different aromas, and energetic influences. Two lesser known essential oils are thought to be profoundly beneficial in this regard also: Fragonia Essential Oil and Cistus Essential Oil.
According to Joni Keim Loughran and Ruah Bull, in their book Aromatherapy Anointing Oils, Helichrysum Essential Oil works at a very deep level;
This powerful essential oil grounds us in Divine love and guidance, fostering understanding and compassionate insight.
*As well as the ethically sourced aromatherapy oils mentioned above, Wild As The Wind also carry Organic Yarrow Essential Oil and Wildcrafted Organic Yarrow Essential Oil, as well as Organic Hyssop Essential Oil and Wildcrafted Organic Hyssop Essential Oil. We also stock a wonderful Organic Cistus Essential Oil.
Other alternatives include:
Cautions & Contraindications
Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young state there is a mild risk of skin irritation. They recommend a dermal maximum of 0.5% (c. 10 drops of Helichrysum Essential Oil to 100ml of carrier oil)
All essential oils must be properly diluted prior to topical application and ingestion.
Always ensure that your aromatherapy oils are not exposed to excessive sunlight, heat and air. Essential oil lids must always be firmly closed.
Wild As The Wind Helichrysum Essential Oil
Wild As The Wind Helichrysum Essential Oil is an excellent, ethically sourced aromatherapy oil, with a very impressive aroma.
- INCI: Helichrysum Italicum Essential Oil
- Botanical Family: Asteraceae
- Plant Parts Used: Flowers
- Extraction Method: Steam distilled
- Perfumery note: Base / Middle
- Chemical Family: Esters, Monoterpenes, Sesquiterpenes
- Shelf Life: 6 years
- Country of Origin: Corsica
Wild As The Wind also carry an Organic Helichrysum Essential Oil, and Wildcrafted Organic Helichrysum Essential Oil.
Wild As The Wind Essential Oils
Wild As The Wind Essential Oils are premium quality, therapeutic grade aromatherapy oils.
Professional therapists use Wild As The Wind Essential Oils, including Osteopaths and Massage Therapists.
Wild As The Wind Essential Oils are also used domestically, for home remedies as well as in green cleaning products etc.
Wild As The Wind Essential Oils Are Suitable For:
- Diffusing & nebulising
- Diluting to make body & bath oils (1% dilution)
- Using in your household first aid kit (average 2% dilution)
- Adding to your shampoos, conditioners & liquid soaps (5 drops per 100ml)
- Diluting to make face oils (2% dilution)
- Formulating effective household cleaners & sanitisers (average 5% dilution)
Please consult How To Use Essential Oils for more information on how to use aromatherapy oils, and how to blend them.
However, not all essential oils are suitable for all applications. For this reason you must read the specific safety advice, including cautions and contraindications, for the specific essential oils you intend to use.
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Wild As The Wind Essential Oil Availability
Wild As The Wind Essential Oils are available in the UK.
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Wild As The Wind essential oils are cruelty free & vegan friendly. They are also some of the purest, most bio-active essential oils in the world.