A small perennial herb with narrow, silver leaves and flowers that form a cluster of golden yellow, ball-shaped blossoms, Helichrysum italicum is best known for its topical properties. The name “Helichrysum” is derived from the Greek “helios” meaning sun and “chrysos” meaning gold, referring to the color of the flowers. Helichrysum has been used in herbal health practices since ancient Greece and the oil is highly valued and sought after for its many benefits. Also referred to as “everlasting” or “immortal flower”, Helichrysum is used in products for its benefits to the skin.
- Apply topically to help the appearance of skin.
- Massage into the temples and the back of the neck for a soothing sensation.
Directions for Use
Topical use: Apply to desired area. See additional precautions below.
Keep out of reach of children. Possible skin sensitivity. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
- Best known for its topical properties.
- Used in skin care products for its benefits to the skin.