Name: HELICHRYSUM OIL (SOUTH AFRICA) - 100% PURE ESSENTIAL OIL (STEAM DISTILLED) - AROMATHERAPY GRADE - (HELICHRYSUM SPLENDIDUM) Botanical Name: Helichrysum Splendidum Country of Origin: South Africa Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Plant Part: Flowering tops Blending Factor: 2 Note: Middle note Blends well with: Bergamot, Chamomile, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Orange, Rose.
Description: The origin of the name “Helichrysum” is derived from the Greek term “helios” meaning sun and “chrysos” meaning gold, which is referring to the color of the Helichrysum flowers.
It is a fast growing shrub with a tight crown of golden yellow flowers. Helichrysum splendidum occurs naturally in the summer rainfall areas of South Africa, from the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains in the southern Cape through Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Swaziland, Lesotho to tropical Africa. Along this wide distribution, this evergreen and frost-hardy shrub can be found on rocky slopes, forest margins, stream gullies and mountain tops. Also referred to as the Everlasting or Immortelle Flower, Helichrysum has been described as having a dry, spicy, sweet musty scent.
This oil is highly regarded and sought after because of its many health benefits. It has anti-inflammatory and anti- fungal properties.
Massage: Helichrysum oil is believed to soothe away deep emotional feelings and diffuse anger and destructive feelings. It can help with soft tissue pain and inflammation.
Skin Care: Helichrysum Oil is well known for its restorative and anti-ageing benefits when used to treat the skin. Use it to reduce the appearance of scars and wrinkles or other skin blemishes on the face or body. It has been known to help treat rheumatism
Diffuser: The oil is said to support the body through post-illness fatigue and convalescence, mainly through boosting normal immune function. It can be beneficial for respiratory problems. When diffused it can help with study and concentration.
Vaporizer: Add 10-15 drops to vaporizer to scent the room.
Skin Care: Add 1-2 % (20-40 drops per 100ml) to cream, lotion or body butter for general body application.
Massage: Add 1-2 % (20-40 drops per 100ml) to nakedpress massage oil for general body application.
Bath: Add 5-10 drops to a fully drawn bath, having first mixed the essential oil with an emulsifier like milk or liquid soap.
Please be advised the above information provided about this product is not intended to be direct recommendations for use from NakedPress. Furthermore NakedPress cannot provide medical advice related the use of essential oils specifically or generally and does not make any claims related to any medical application or indented or expected benefits from using any of our products. All results may vary greatly for all people for all applications when using natural products. Please consult a qualified and reputable aromatherapist for advice before administering any specific applications. Please seek professional medical advice if you are suffering from a serious medical illness. NakedPress products are intended for cosmetic, external and aromatherapy use only, not for internal consumption/medical applications. Due to the high potency of essential oils we recommend you do not apply directly to skin unless diluted within a suitable carrier oil.
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