Helichrysum italicum is a small perennial herb with narrow, silver leaves and flowers that form a cluster of golden yellow, ball-shaped blossoms. The name “Helichrysum” is derived from the Greek “helios”, which means sun, and “chrysos”, meaning gold, referring to the colour of the flowers.
Helichrysum has been used in herbal health practises since ancient Greece, and the oil is highly valued and sought after for its many qualities. Helichrysum is best known for its ability to revitalise the appearance of skin. Also referred to as the Everlasting or Immortal Flower, Helichrysum is used in antiageing products to help reduce the visible signs of ageing to the skin.
Helichrysum essential oil can help reduce the appearance of blemishes and promote a glowing, youthful-looking complexion.
Apply topically to reduce the appearance of blemishes. Apply to the face to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and to promote a glowing, youthful-looking complexion. Massage into the temples and the back of the neck for a soothing sensation.