|Botonical Name||HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM|
|Country of Origin||Morocco|
|Color & Odor||Yellow transparent liquid @22C with woodsy scent with spicy overtones odor|
|Solubility||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
|Major Constituents||1,8-cineole for H. gymnocephalum (59.7%) and H. bracteiferum (27.3%); -pinene for H. selaginifolium (38.2%); (E)-caryophyllene for H. cordifolium (55.6%), H. faradifani (34.6%) and H. hypnoides (34.0%).|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distillation|
Helichrysum essential oil is extracted from Helichrysum flowers and extensively used in many healing applications. Helichrysum is known by its French synonym Immortelle that means everlasting. The flowers of the plants are frequently used by florists for their vivid colors that resemble daisies.
Everlasting essential oil, Immortelle, Helichrysum angustifolium italicum
It can blends well with bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, lavender, mandarin and rosewood.
This oil constitutes a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, myrcene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, linalool, terpinen-4-ol, neryl acetate, nerol, geraniol, eugenol, italidone and other b-diketones.
Due to its medicinal properties, Helichrysum oil is helpful for circulatory disorders and can be used to relieve the pain of rheumatism and arthritis. It has also some beneficial effects on colds, flu, bronchitis, coughs and asthma.