Helichrysum essential oil is brimming with useful and healing properties. It exerts a regenerative action on Skin
cells and has many other properties.
Regenerative - It promotes regrowth of Skin
( also called as Cytophylactic
Cicatrizant - It promotes healing of Wound
s and cuts.
Anticoagulant - It prevents coagulation of blood, which is useful for some and harmful for some others.
Anti-viral - It is effective against certain Virus
- It alleviates a spasm.
Antiallergenic - It is helpful in curbing Allergies
- It prevents Infection
Febrifuge - reduces Fever
- Promotes the release of bile from the Liver
and thus improves Digestion
- It is a strong Fungi
l - Kills some species of Bacteria
- Aids in expelling phlegm.
- It stimulates the Liver
Splenic - It stimulates the spleen.
- Promotes release of urine.
Mucolytic - It is mucilaginous and protects the Mucus
membrane of the Throat
Detoxifier - It promotes release of Toxin
- It stimulates the various channels inside our body.
for the Nervous
- It aids in maintaining a healthy Cholesterol
Anti-phlogistic - reduces Inflammation
associated with Fever
Anti-hematoma - reduces hematoma, like blue Bruises
and black eyes
icidal, specially AntiMalaria
l. It has been found to be effective mosquito species that causes Malaria
- Shrinks the Skin
- It has got a mild Antioxidant
- Because of its Antioxidant
properties, it acts as an Anti-Aging
- It relieves Pain
therapy, helichrysum essential oil blends with essential oil of lavender, lemon, bergamot, rosemary, cypress, juniper, neroli and geranium.
Health Benefits: Helichrysum essential oil has a plethora of health benefits. It is versatile and can be used in many home remedies.
1. Helichrysum essential oil for Scars
One can apply helichrysum oil on Skin
as a regular Emollient
. It has to be diluted in a base oil though. It prevents the growth of Bacteria
l and Fungal Infection
s. However, the strongest effect is seen on Scars
. Helichrysum essential oil has profound scar healing capabilities. One can apply it on various kinds of Scars
, like box car Scars
, ice pick Scars
, keloids, Acne Scars
, Stretch marks
, left over marks of injuries. This is how to use. Take about 5 ml of a base oil, like olive oil. Add 5 drops of helichrysum essential oil. Apply it on the scar using a cotton ball. Let the oil stay there and seep into the Skin
. It promotes sloughing of outer Skin
and thus brings new Skin
on to the top. The collagen and elastin fibers are stimulated to fill up gaps, or tears. This heals the Scars
and diminishes its appearance. Within a few weeks, the scar lightens. For Acne Scars
. one should use a non-comedogenic oil, like jojoba oil as base oil.
2. Sports Injuries
Sportsmen regularly face injuries that lead to hematoma. It is a pooling of blood within the soft tissues right underneath the Skin
due to an injury, like a fall, sprain, hard object impact. It is just a bruise. But, these can take many days to go away. One can apply helichrysum essential oil on hematoma to help it recover faster. Here too, this essential oil should be diluted in a base oil. One can use about 10 drops for an ounce of base oil. Make sure to do a patch test on healthy Skin
Helichrysum essential oil provides relief in Psoriasis
. One can use a convenient, non irritating base oil like coconut oil and add a few drops of helichrysum essential oil to it. Apply this on Psoriasis
lesions 2 – 3 times per day. It promotes healing of lesions and reduces Inflammation
. It can be used in massage formulation to deal with dry, Chapped Skin
4. Varicose veins
Helichrysum essential oil is a powerful natural remedy for Varicose veins
. One should massage the legs with helichrysum oil diluted in a carrier oil, like sesame oil. This massage helps to relieve Stress
on the veins and reduce Varicose veins
5. Muscle Cramps
Helichrysum essential oil is effective in relieving Muscular Cramps
and chronic body Pain
, like back Pain
. One should put about 20 drops of helichrysum oil in a bath tub full of warm water and take bath in this water. It provides relief from the Cramps
. If the Pain
is sharp, one can massage helichrysum oil onto the Pain
ful area. It can be applied on Pain
ful joints to provide some relief from Arthritis
This is an area of application of helichrysum essential oil which is receiving considerable attention. It can provide powerful Anti-Aging
benefits because of its Skin
regenerative capabilities. One should use it a base oil which is also applicable for Anti-Aging
. Some of the best carrier oils for Anti-Aging
are rosehip seed oil and pomegranate seed oil. Dilute helichrysum essential oil in rosehip seed oil and massage on the face every night. Only a small amount is needed. It can help to get rid of Wrinkles
, fine lines, age spots and Liver
Helichrysum essential oil is also helpful in treating minor Burns
. It exerts a soothing effect and promotes the Skin
to heal much faster. One can use aloe vera oil as base oil in this condition.
People who suffer from tinnitus know how deeply it impacts the quality of sleep, and even the quality of life. There are not many things that are effective for tinnitus ( ringing in the ears ). Helichrysum essential oil can help in tinnitus. For this condition, dilute helichrysum essential oil and Juniper essential oil in a convenient base oil. Massage this oil on the outside of the ear, all around it. Do not put this inside the ear canal. Regular application of these oils helps to constrict the Blood vessel
s pressing on the Nerve
s which might be the cause of tinnitus.
Helichrysum oil is praised for its wonderful, fragrant smell which is intense. Even a few drops in the vaporizer are enough to fill a room with its Aroma
. It is therefore used in Aroma
therapy and steam baths to perform some therapeutic effects.
It is used to provide Respiratory
relief. Its Aroma
calms down Spasms
and helps to expel Mucus
from the throat. This helps the person breathe easily.
It boosts feelings of mental calmness and emotional security.
can prevent air borne Allergies
. It is believed that this essential oil stops the allergen from creating an allergenic response in the body.
It improves blood Circulation
When used in oil packs, it stimulates the Liver
and spleen. It aids the Liver
in releasing bile and can help with gallBladder
system related Pain
Helichrysum essential oil is a Nervine
. It is used to alleviate Pain
that is caused Nervous
issues, like Neuropathy
and neuritis. One should apply it all along the Pain
. For example, in Sciatica
, apply helichrysum oil from the lower back down to the back of the knee upto the heel. Helichrysum essential oil reduces Inflammation
in the Nerve
and promotes it to heal. Thus the cause of Nervous Pain
is alleviated. This is quite helpful as Nerve Pain
s are generally excruciating. They are sharp, tingling, burning and almost feel like a rush of electricity.
Helichrysum essential oil is a nice home remedy for Insect Bites
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Helichrysum infused Jojoba Oil - Helichrysum essential oil reduces Inflammation
in the Nerve
s. Thus the cause of Nervous Pain
is alleviated. Jojoba Oil resembles the sebum the body naturally produces to keep the Skin
moist. Its contains vitamins E and B.
Melissa Infused Jojoba Oil - Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), is considered a calming herb. It was used as far back as the Middle Ages to reduce Stress
Campherweed Infused Jojoba Oil - Camphorweed is diminishing to Pain
, and the fluid build-up of acqute injury.
Myrrh Oil - It sedates Inflammation
s in tissues in cases of Fever
or viral Infection
s, in Digestive
Eucalyptus Oil Oil - A potent Anti-inflammatory
. It owes these properties to its capacity to stimulate Circulation
by opening up the Blood vessel
s. This flushes out the Toxin
s from the system.
Vetiver Oil - Pacifies all sorts of Inflammation
in both the circulatory and Nervous
Shea Butter - Anti-inflammatory
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Helichrysum infused Jojoba Oil - Helichrysum is an antioxident and Anti-Aging
agent. It exerts a regenerative action on Skin
cells. Jojoba Oil resembles the sebum the body naturally produces to keep the Skin
moist. It contains vitamins E and B.
Frankincense Oil - promotes Regeneration
of healthy cells and keeps existing cells healthy.
Carrot Seed Oil - revitalizes, tones, and is considered one of the best oils for Mature Skin
. It helps to remove Toxin
s and water buildup for fresher, firmer appearance.
Lavender Oil - inhibits Bacteria
that causes Infection
. And re-balances the over secretion of sebum and reduces Scarring
Lemon Oil - an Astringent
, detoxant, and antiSeptic
. Is good for treating various Skin
Shea Butter - the perfect Moisturizer
, especially if you need deep moisturizing. You can rub some shea butter onto dry and cracked heels and hands. This also provides a protective layer to the Skin
and prevents the affected areas from becoming inflamed.
Vitamin E - regulates vitamin A which is important for healthy Skin
. It is a powerful Antioxidant
which reduces or prevents sun damage.