Helichrysum for Healing Scars
Helichrysum Italicum - aka: Immortelle, Everlasting Flower, Italian Straw flower
Helichrysum Oil (immortelle) is a wonderfully herbal, warm and fragrant oil, pale golden in color and steam distilled while the flower is in bloom.
The history of Helichrysum oil goes back to the times of ancient
Studies have shown that use of the essential oil Helichrysum Italicum can help to heal scars quickly and effectively without side effects. Aromatherapists all over the world recognize Helichrysum oil of Helichrysum Italicum as being a powerful healing oil for not only scars, but also for bruising, eczema, irritated skin conditions and wounds and minor cuts as well. This oil contains properties reported to significantly decrease swelling and reduce inflammation as well as reduce scarring.
The main chemical constituents of Helichrysum Italicum include:
Hydrocarbons: a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, myrcene, limonene, cis-ocimene, trans-ocimene (monoterpenes)
Alcohols: linalool, terpinen-4-ol, nerol, geraniol
Ketones: 4,7-dimethyloct-6-en-3-one - italidones, beta-diketones (diones)
Esters neryl acetate (75%)
Helichrysum Italicum oil is helpful in treating scars when applied to the skin in a cream or lotion and can be
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