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Helichrysum is a newer essential oil to the oil spectrum with aromatherapy. Before the 1980s it wasn’t listed on the recommended oil list for aromatherapists, and nowadays, you’ll be hard-pressed to find the contrary.
“Its effects are so convincing that it has never met with any kind of criticism despite the absence of data on its effectiveness. Helichrysum oil demonstrates that anecdotal evidence can create a reality without the help of industrially sponsored science. Helichrysum is more predictable in its action than almost any other oil and is produced and sold by small enterprises that understand the needs of the aromatherapy market.” – New York Institute of Aromatic Studies
Because Helichrysum’s main components are:
Monoterpenes and Sesquiterpenes – this oil is perfect for therapeutic properties of Antimicrobial, antiviral, antioxidant, dermal penetration enhancer, respiratory decongestant (drying), cortisone-like qualities, powerful anti-inflammatory, calming and soothing to the nervous system, can have sedative properties, as well as anti-allergy.
What does all the science stuff mean? It means this oil is extremely versatile and covers a wide variety of health concerns and problems.
A great suggestions to help boost your metabolism is by taking two drops of Helichrysum essential oil internally.
Another great use is to massage Helichrysum onto the back of the neck too for a soothing sensation.
This essential oil is perfect for days when you have been out in the sun too long. Helichrysum soothes and calms skin that has been irritated by too much sun exposure.
Get the jist of it now? You can use it for almost anything, topical, aromatic, as well as internal. There currently are no safety concerns with Helichrysum as it holds a GRAS Status with the FDA. When in doubt or having caution, dilute before applying topically to ensure you won’t have a dermal sensitive reaction.
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