Helichrysum Essential Oil: Properties, Uses, Composition and Safety

Oil Name: Helichrysum Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Helichrysum angustifolia

Oil Overview

Helichrysum Essential Oil has a floral, menthol aroma with sweet, smoky notes.

Oil Sources

Helichrysum originated from Yugoslavia or island of Corsica in Mediterranean. The oil is extracted using steam distillation.

Essential or Carrier Oil?

Essential Oil

Chemical Content

A-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, myrcene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, linalool, terpinen-4-ol, neryl acetate, nerol, geraniol, eugenol, italidone and other b-diketones.

Aroma

Floral, Medicinal/Camphorous

Therapeutic Properties:

Antibacterial, Anticoagulant, Anti inflammatory, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Antiviral

Possible Uses

Bruising, Digestion, Nervous Tension, Nervousness, Respiration, Scar Tissue, Skin Infection, Skin Sores, Tension, Wounds

Warnings

Irritant to Mucus Membranes, Pregnancy: Not suitable for pregnant mothers

Detail of Warnings

Pregnant women should not use Helicrysum oil.
Do not apply near your eyes or mucous membranes.

Compatible Combination Oils

Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender, Rose

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