Helichrysum - AroMeds Helichrysum italicum is ____________ grown and the flowers are steam distilled in ___________. It is in the asteraceae plant family, is a middle note with a complex herbaceous, warm, fresh, mildly curry like aroma.
Emotional Support - helichrysum can encourage calm, acceptance, dreams, patience, perseverance, inner strength and awareness.
Blends well with- Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, german chamomile, lemon, clary sage, clove, cypress, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, orange, juniper, lavender, lemon, mandarin, palmarosa, rose, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, vetiver, ylang ylang
Notes of interest- Large, main stream cosmetic companies have discovered the skin healing, anti-aging benefits of helichrysum. This has increased demand, making it more difficult for practitioners to affordably use this precious oil. Fortunately, helichrysum is most beneficial therapeutically in very small amounts.
Modes of Application- massage, compress, bath, salve, direct inhalation, diffuser, steam inhalation, skin care
Safety data- Skin sensitization is possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used via inhalation and/or topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified period of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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Worwood, V.A. Aromatherapy for the Soul, New World Library, 1999.
Please note: Information and statements provided by AroMed Aromatherapy and Lauren Andrews RN, CA, have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. Information and interest only. The information is not designed for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about a healthcare issue, see your doctor, specialist or ND. Please note that AroMed Aromatherapy accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or other products.