Helichrysum- Young Living


Helichrysum is known as Immortelle, or the Everlasting Flower, possibly because of the way its essential oil can smooth the appearance of fine lines and uneven skin tone.  Its name,  “helichrysum” comes from Latin and Greek roots, meaning “gold spiral” due to its beautiful, golden blossoms. Historically,  it has been used for many different ailments for centuries, especially in Eastern, Western, and Southern African culture. Different tribes in Africa have used helichrysum mostly for countless medicinal purposes. Today, you can find this amazing, healing oil in some of Young Living’s most popular blends, such as Deep Relief, PanAway, M-Grain, Forgiveness…

Helichrysum is typically harvested wild from the rocky shores of Croatia’s Dalmatia region, but Young Living’s helichrysum is cultivated at our farm in Split, Croatia. By cultivating this rare plant, Young Living is helping to protect it from exploitation and over-harvesting. In using our Helichrysum essential oil, you’re helping support sustainable agriculture.


An antioxidant, helichrysum is cleansing to the blood, helpful in detoxification, this oil supports the liver cells, gallbladder, lymph system and pancreas. But its benefits are not limited to these organs, helichrysum is incredible for the skin, the muscles and joints, tissue repair, encourages bruises to heal, supports the circulatory system, promotes good hearing, supports the lower back, and is a must-have oil for your first aid kit. Overall, it is amazing at helping the body (in any location) maintain a healthy inflammatory level. It is also a great pool to naturally protect the skin from the sun!

Emotionally, helichrysum is uplifting to the subconscious and helps people cut through the barrier of anger, allowing one to move towards forgiveness and ultimately emotional freedom. Helichrysum has a very high frequency, on the emotional/ spiritual level at 181 MHz

  • Cardiovascular/ Circulatory system
  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Skin
  • Detox
  • Lymph System
  • Respiratory system
  • Digestive system
  • Nervous system
  • Beauty
  • Emotions


  • Add a few drops to a sports massage with peppermint after a workout
  • Apply on location for joint and muscle support
  • Apply to the skin to promote healing, apply over varicose veins
  • Rub with carrier oil over the chest for respiratory support
  • Apply to cuts, scrapes, open skin for relief and support
  • Apply over the abdomen for digestive support
  • Apply over the liver and kidneys to encourage detox and support healthy function
  • Use on-location to spot treat skin imperfections
  • Apply 3-4 drops to  soothe discomfort in most locations (do not put in the eyes or ears)
  • Add a few drops to your face moisturizer or skincare routine for added moisture
  • Mix with Frankincense and carrier oil for after-sun relief for the skin
  • Diffuse or inhale to reduce mental exhaustion
  • Use during times of anxiety or stress
  • Deep inhale and rub over chest to encourage productive coughs
  • Apply on location to encourage a healthy microbial/ fungal environment


  • Esters: neryl acetate
  • Ketones
  • Sesquiterpenes: Beta-ceryophyllene,
  • Monoterpenes: l-limonene, alpha-pinene
  • Alcohols: nerol, linalol, geraniol, 1,8 cineol
  • Phenols: eugenol


  • Aroma Life
  • Brain Power
  • Deep Relief
  • Forgiveness
  • GLF
  • Juva Cleanse
  • Live With Passion
  • M-Grain
  • PasAway
  • Trauma Life
  • ClaraDerm



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M Grain – Young Living


Basil, known as the “ king of plants” and was once used to anoint kings. Marjoram was known as the “herb of happiness” to the Romans and the “ joy of the mountains” to the Greeks.  Lavender is called the “Swiss Army Knife of oils,” Roman chamomile is nicknamed “The Plant’s Physician” because it supposedly cured any ailing plant that was placed near it! Peppermint has been used since the beginning of time to soothe every kind of discomfort, and Helichrysum goes by the name of “Immortelle,” or Everlasting.


The oils in this blend have historically to soothe tension and maintain comfort in the head and neck especially during times of stress or fatigue. Aromatically, this blend has been stated to uplift moods and the physical associations with stress.


  • Nervous System
  • Muscles and Bones
  • Brain


BASIL– relaxing to spastic muscles, used since ancient times for respiratory, digestive and kidney support and nothing mental fatigue

MARJORAM – comes from the mint family, is relaxing and calming to the muscles and has been used since ancient times as a treatment for sore muscles and joints

LAVENDER– a universal oil that has traditionally been known to balance the body and work wherever there is a need

ROMAN CHAMOMILE– from the daisy family, helps cleanse the blood and detox the liver, it is calming and relaxing and helps soothe anxiety and tension

PEPPERMINT – purifying and stimulating to the conscious mind as well as physically cooling and soothing

HELICHRYSUM – promotes healthy circulatory functions, encourages comfort, stimulates calmness and healing where conditions in the body are off balance


  • This oil is most effective when inhaled.
  • Diffuse for a feeling of relief and clearing
  • Place two drops in the palm of the hands, cup your hands over your nose and inhale deeply
  • Massage along the brainstem or through the thumbs
  • Apply to forehead, crown, shoulders, back of neck, and/or temples
  • Apply to VitaFlex points

🔑 COMPANION OILS for comfort 🔑

  • Aroma Siez
  • Clarity™
  • PanAway™



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Young Living Farms Around the World

As the world leader in essential oils and a renowned essential oil distiller, we’re constantly improving our farms and global partnerships while staying committed to our Seed to Seal promise. With locations on six continents and more than 30 countries, Young Living’s global presence is undisputed. With our global growth, our commitment to creating pure, potent essential oils and products through environmentally conscious methods also continues to grow.

St Maries Lavender Farm
Oils from this farm: Lavender, Melissa and Idaho Tansy

This is where everything started!  In 1993, Gary Young brought lavender seeds from France and began growing them here. 

Whispering Springs
Oils produced at this farm: Lavender, Hyssop, Clary Sage, Peppermint, Goldenrod, Balsam Fir, Melissa, Roman Chamomile, Juniper and Blue Yarrow

Located in Monah, Utah, just a few miles outside Young Living Headquarters, the Mona Lavender farm is over 1600 acres and boast one of the largest privately owned, state-of-the-art distilleries in the world. 

Skyrider Wilderness
Products from this farm: Gary’s True Grit™ Einkorn Flour | Gary’s True Grit™ Einkorn Pancake and Waffle Mix | Gary’s True Grit™ Einkorn Rotini Pasta | Gary’s True Grit™ Einkorn Spaghetti | Gary’s True Grit™ Einkorn Granola

Although this ranch is one of our newest locations, many Young Living global leaders have attended retreats and events hosted at the beautiful Skyrider Wilderness Ranch. Nestled in the hills of Tabiona, Utah, and home to stunning vistas and wildlife, this farm is close to Gary Young’s heart. It’s a location where our unique einkorn grain can grow, as well as a place where Gary can perform research on distillation methods and new botanicals.

Highland Flast
Oils from this farm: Idaho Blue Spruce essential oil | Balsam Fir essential oil | Pine essential oil | Idaho Ponderosa Pine essential oil | Western Red Cedar essential oil

Located in scenic Naples, Idaho, the Highland Flats Tree Farm is home to some of the beautiful evergreen trees that help Young Living produce essential oils inspired by the great outdoors. This location is not only a blue spruce farm but is also home to one of the world’s largest essential oil distilleries. It’s the location of Young Living’s annual Winter Harvest and Spring Planting projects, which allow members to participate in the Seed to Seal process firsthand.

Northern Lights Farm
Oils from this farm: Northern Lights Black Spruce essential oil | Ledum essential oil | Yarrow essential oil

In 2014—after extensive scouting and research to find the best possible location—Young Living purchased land in British Columbia, Canada, for the Northern Lights Farm. The pristine land remains free of synthetic chemicals and fertilizers, thanks to its relatively untouched nature prior to Young Living’s ownership.

Farm Fact: This farm is already a main source of Black Spruce essential oil, an important oil in many popular blends, including Valor II™, Shutran™, Harmony™, Awaken™, and Envision™.

Kona Farm
Oils from this farm: Royal Hawaiian™ Sandalwood essential oil

Young Living’s partnership with the Kona Sandalwood Reforestation Project is a great example of how Young Living and our partnerships strive to preserve cultural values. At this location, only dead or dying sandalwood is harvested to maintain the ecological balance on the island and to follow the deeply rooted Hawaiian belief in humans’ respectful relationship with the land.

Finca Botanica Farm
Oils and products from this farm: Ylang Ylang essential oil | Palo Santo essential oil | Mastrante essential oil | Lemongrass essential oil | Eucalyptus Blue essential oil | Dorado Azul™ essential oil | Ocotea essential oil | Plectranthus Oregano essential oil | Rosa Muerta essential oil | Chocolate

Building this farm and its state-of-the-art distillery started as one of Gary Young’s passion projects. Today, Guayaquil’s tropical climate helps nurture Young Living’s 2,000 acres of rich soil, year-round harvests, and lush botanical life.

Simaine La Rotonde Farm
Oils and products from this farm: Lavender essential oil | Clary Sage essential oil | Rosemary essential oil | Lavandin essential oil | Gary’s True Grit™ Einkorn Flour | Gary’s True Grit™ Einkorn Pancake and Waffle Mix | Gary’s True Grit™ Einkorn Rotini Pasta | Gary’s True Grit™ Einkorn Spaghetti | Gary’s True Grit™ Einkorn Granola

Young Living’s Simiane-la-Rotonde Lavender Farm is located in charming Provence, a region of France renowned for its beauty, fragrant lavender fields, and summer-long festivals. Because of its history and breathtaking views, this farm has become a popular destination for essential oil lovers, artists, and visitors looking to breathe in the captivating spirit of the special location.

Dalmatia Farm
Oils from this farm: Helichrysum essential oil | Sage essential oil | Juniper essential oil | Bay Laurel essential oil

Dalmatia’s striking and historic landscape reflects its deep cultural roots and makes an ideal home for the botanical helichrysum. That’s why this farm was founded with the intention of becoming a sustainable source for the popular Helichrysum oil, but the location has since continued to grow and cultivate even more botanicals.

Farm Fact: Rocks were transplanted to the helichrysum plantation to replicate the natural growing conditions of the previously wild-crafted plant.

Balkan Farm
Oils from this farm: Roman Chamomile essential oil | Valerian essential oil | Rose essential oil

Located in Bulgaria, one of the most valued rose-growing regions in the world, the Balkan Botanical Farm specializes in roses, and has expanded its essential oil farm offerings to include Roman chamomile and valerian as part of its partnership with Young Living. The Balkan Botanical Farm builds upon the deep history and worldwide recognition of botanical farming in the region.

Farm Fact: The Balkan Botanical farm is also involved in promoting local cultural events, regional festivals, and educational opportunities for workers and their families.

Outback Farm
Oils from this farm: Blue Cypress essential oil

Australia’s Northern Territory outback sets the stunning backdrop for this location’s plantations of Australian cypress pine trees. Drawing on ethnobotanical use in the aboriginal pharmacopeia, the founder of the Outback Botanical Reserve actually stumbled upon a new, now patented method of distillation that resulted in Blue Cypress essential oil. This oil’s many benefits are still being researched to this day

Quintis Farm
Oils from this farm: Sacred Sandalwood™ essential oil

While this farm is headquartered in Perth, the sandalwood plantations extend across Australia’s tropical northern outback. This location utilizes a remarkable approach to protecting precious sandalwood trees from India’s growing black market by bringing seeds from India to be cultivated on this farm. Once safely planted in their new home, these trees are cultivated with the industry’s highest standards of quality, sustainability, and environmental stewardship.

Arabian Frank Farm
Oils from this farm: Sacred Frankincense™ essential oil

The limestone cliffs of Oman’s Dhofar Mountains provide the perfect environment for the frankincense tree to grow, and Young Living is the first and only company in the world to obtain permission to distill and export Omani Sacred Frankincense oil and bring it into the Western world. The Boswellia sacra trees in this region carry a rich history, having been harvested for the past 5,000 years. Today, their resin is harvested by the same method and on the same schedule as their ancestors, so they continue this centuries-old story.

Maydi Frank farm
Oils from this farm: Frankincense essential oil

This region has long revered frankincense for its luxurious fragrance and properties. The esteemed benefits of the frankincense tree are now available to homes around the world, and Young Living’s longstanding partnership has played an integral role in the process of making Frankincense oil more accessible.

Taiwan Farm
Oils from this farm: Jade Lemon essential oil | Hong Kuai essential oil | Xiang Mao essential oil | Camphor Wood essential oil

This cooperative farm is actually made up of smaller individual farm operations that each focus on different oils. Like each unique operation, each oil has its own story and background that include its preservation, generational history and family significance, and the ingenuity and innovation necessary to create it.

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Young Living has farms and partner farms all over the globe, and is continually growing new relationships with sustainable, organic farmers around the world!

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 PanAway® – Young Living


  PanAway® is a blend of Wintergreen, Helichrysum, Clove, and Peppermint essential oils. It has a refreshing, invigorating aroma and has a cooling sensation when you apply it on your skin. It feels amazing when you apply it to fatigued muscles after exercise or during a massage! The oils in this popular blend are VERY powerful and contain constituents that have been heavily studied.

💙 WHAT’S IN  IT 💙 

• WINTERGREEN – strong, penetrating aroma beneficial for muscles, bones, joints and brings amazing comfort to the musculoskeletal system

• HELICHRYSUM– uplifting to the subconscious, incredibly healing to the tissues, stimulating proper cellular function, particularly supports the cardiovascular system, muscles and bones

CLOVE –  supports the cardiovascular, digestive, immune and respiratory system, helps the body maintain healthy inflammatory levels

PEPPERMINT – soothing to the digestive, nervous, respiratory systems, and the muscles and bones

Constituents to research – methyl salysylate, neryl acetate, eugenol, menthol

* PanAway has a child proof cap because of the high amount of Wintergreen essential oil. Wintergreen is high in Methyl salicylate. Methyl salicylate and menthol are used as the active ingredient in many sports creams, but unless they are Young Living brand creams, the active ingredients are usually from a synthetic source.

💙 What It Does 💙 

• Has a refreshing, stimulating aroma

• Causes a cooling sensation on skin that makes it ideal to use after a workout or physical activity

• Includes the naturally occurring constituents methyl salicylate, gamma-curcumene, menthol, and eugenol


• PanAway is a great blend to keep in your gym bag! Apply it topically after exercise to areas that need attention. 

• Dilute PanAway with V-6™ Vegetable Oil complex or another carrier oil* for use in massage.

• Apply 1–2 drops on your temples, neck, back, or forehead to help you feel refreshed and for a cooling sensation.

• Add it to your favorite non-scented cream for a pre- and post-workout cream.

Many women enjoy the aromatic benefits of PanAway oil over their lower abdomen at specific times

Pan Away comes in your Essential Oil Premium Starter Kit! Join Young Living Today and get 24% off retail prices with a wholesale account.

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Keep the Pain Away

sleep deskI will never forget that moment. I was sitting in English Lit, my senior year of high school. The teacher was droning on and on, something about Virginia Woolf. All I could think about was my overwhelming desire to lie, face down on the floor and relieve the pain in my back. Shortly after class, my legs simply gave out. I’m sure it was quite a sight as I collapsed against my locker just as the bell rang for fifth period. My heroic boyfriend wrapped me in his letter jacket, carried me to his car and drove me home. I think he even brought me flowers, because, apparently, he thought I was dying. I couldn’t walk for three days. After endless hours of laying on a heating pad, I was suddenly right as rain.

It was as if nothing had ever happened.

hay baleUntil it happened again.

And then… again.

Granted, I wasn’t exactly responsible with my teenage body. What teenager is? Besides eating junk food, staying up late and drinking copious amounts of beer (underage,) I spent a lot of time riding horses and working hard in the barn. I remember my father chastising me not to lift the massive hay bales over my head, Much stallsor shovel such heavy loads of manure. “Bend at your knees, not at the waist!” he would say. But I was young and strong. What did I care if my back would plague me when I was old? That was then. THIS is now. Like all teenagers I was invincible. And I never though I would age…

Now I have aged… relatively speaking.

And my back flares up just like it did when I was sixteen. Only now there’s no one to carry me home and put me to bed. No one to call in sick for me. No one to homeschool my kids for me. Or drive them to basketball. Or make dinner. Or do the laundry… you get the picture. It isn’t pretty.

I distinctly remember the day when I realized something in my life had to change. I was plowing through Ibuprofen like it was candy. Motrin and Advil had become my daily vitamins. Sometimes it was morning pain. Sometimes it was before bed. But it was some time every day. And I hadn’t even turned forty yet.

God is good like that. He allows us to come to our own realizations first, and then He steps in with the answers we need. Usually, those answers were there all along, we just hadn’t figured out that there was a problem.hospital bed

First, a college friend of mine called me to catch up. She told me about her dad, in the hospital with kidney failure. The best the doctors could tell, he had taken too much ibuprofen over the span of his life. That scared me. A lot.


wheat foodThen another friend (a doctor) shared with me some research she had done with regards to gluten being a trigger for inflammation. I didn’t need to hear anything more.

I went home and tossed all our bread, pasta, bagels, Thomas’ English Muffins… clearly I was desperate!

Over the next few months, I noticed I didn’t need my daily dose of Vitamin M (Motrin). The inflammation has significantly subsided. Not only that, but my energy was restored and my foggy head was cleared. I had no idea wheat had become such a personal toxin. Eventually, I hardly needed anti-inflammatories at all. At least not for those day-to-day aches and pains. It was almost miraculous how much better I felt. Younger. Stronger.

gardening_back_painBut I still have flare ups. When I spend too many hours bent over, gardening. Sometimes it’s after vigorously washing the car (ok, so that’s rare) Once, my back went out after an evening in high heels!!! OK, that’s pretty sad.

And there I would be, popping meds for pain, picturing my friend’s dad in his hospital bed.

Panaway bottleThen I was introduced to Pan Away through my Young Living Premier Kit. It comes in a funny looking bottle- with a child-proof cap, like from the pharmacy. When my lower back flared needed support, instead of reaching for a pill bottle, I massaged a few drops of PanAway onto my lower spine with my fingertips, “just to see what it would do,” if anything.

Keep in mind, I was completely skeptical. After all, how could this spicy mixture of peppermint, clove, helichrysum and wintergreen actually bring support?

No less than five minutes later, I understood the power of essential oils. Not only was my back comfortable, it felt GREAT! I felt, somehow, refreshed! Strengthened!

eodr1What IS this magical potion, anyways???

To satisfy my curiosity, I took the plunge and ordered “Big Blue,” my Essential Oils Desk Reference. And I started reading everything I could get my hands on about the power of plants for healing. Here’s a snippet of what I’ve learned:

PanAway works wonders for joint support because of the special properties of it’s four ingredients

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Helichrysum – has been researched in Europe as aid in promoting tissue and nerve regeneration, as well as providing circulatory support. It has been used in France for many things, particularly and spine support. Helichrysum is well known for its restorative qualities that ease every day wear and tear on the body

WintergreenWintergreen/ Birch – has a soothing activity that is beneficial for bone, joint and muscle support. It is known for its properties associates with muscle, bone and joint wellness.

CLoveClove – is a powerhouse of oils that has been used for thousands of years in countless indigenous cultures to treat a wide variety of issues.  Overall, clove is very stimulating, has a strong therapeutic effect helps influence healing.

PeppermintPeppermint – has powerful soothing properties because of it’s main constituent, menthol. It has a tremendous soothing and cooling effect. For centuries, peppermint has been used to aid digestive comfort, and now they are discovering its value in promoting comfort throughout the body- muscles, joints, skin, bones… A 1994 study in Germany found that peppermint oil exerts significant therapeutic effects on patients.

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In this unique blend, the individual oils work in unity with each other to not merely ease discomfort, but to stimulate healing. I’ve personally discovered that PanAway not only offers immediate comfort, it helps promote a continuing comfort level into the future. No man-made pharmaceutical has that kind of power. Period. Standard over-the-counter drugs may dull the discomfort, but they certainly have ZERO healing powers! I was taking over-the-counter meds as a daily regimen, with no end in sight. In stark contrast, the more I’ve used PanAway, the less often I’ve needed it. In fact, after six months of relatively infrequent use, I almost NEVER need joint support!!!

Someday, I honestly think I won’t need PanAway at all. I am absolutely blown away and in awe of the HEALING power of essentials oils.

Aptly named, PanAway truly, TRULY keeps the pan away.

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