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

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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.

Properties[edit]

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.