Immortelle (Helicrysum italicum) essential oil benefits
Immortelle's brightly colored daisy-like flowers, has a strong, penetrating aroma. The name itself is quite interesting: from the Greek helios (sun) and chryros (gold). The flower grown throughout the Mediterranean. Traditionally, herbal preparations of Immortelle were used to treat respiratory conditions.
Immortelle is an incredible essential oil to heal scars, bruises, allergies, stretch marks, psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis. It assists the skin's natural regeneration process and it is quite a popular ingredient for anti-wrinkles skincare.
Botanical Name: Helicrysum italicum
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation from the flowering tops
Color: pale yellow
Aroma: Sweet, herbaceous, fruity
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Roman Chamomile, Clary Sage, Geranium Egyptian, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Palmarosa, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalowwd, sweet Orange
Therapeutic properties Antiseptic, antibacterial, astringent, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, cicatrizing
HOW TO USE
For skin irritations, eczema, psoriasis, scars blend Immortelle essential oil with Aloe vera gel or plain cream (0.5% dilution)
As anti-aging, add 1-2 drops every 10 ml of carrier oil
Kids safe only at 0.5% concentrations and from 3 years.