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.
🧡 WHAT IT DOES🧡
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
🧡 IDEAS FOR USE- TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 🧡
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 tosoothe 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
Monoterpenes: l-limonene, alpha-pinene
Alcohols: nerol, linalol, geraniol, 1,8 cineol
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