Our Helichrysum Italicum plants are grown on the sunny shores of the Adriatic Sea, in beautiful Croatia and Bosnia-Hercegovina. The plants are harvested by hand and brought in for distillation. It may take from 1 to over 1.5 tons of flowers to extract 1 liter of Helichrysum Italicum essential oil.
The Benefits of Helichrysum Italicum
The potent oil from the Italicum flowers, produced through a steam-distilling process, goes by several names, including “Everlasting” or “Immortelle.” But no matter what you call it, Helichrysum Italicum is an amazingly well-rounded essential oil with a laundry list of benefits.
- Powerful Bruise relief: For those really severe bruising you can apply the Helichrysum Italicum essential oil directly on the hematoma either in its pure form or diluted in a vegetable oil in a proportion of 5 to 10%, I find that apricot oil is really good but other people like rose hip oil.
- Organic Helichrysum essential oil is a warm, sweet and woody oil with the strongest anti-inflammatory properties of all the essential oils.
- Clusters of yellow flower heads during summer. Essential oil extracted from Helichrysum italicum is used for medicinal purposes. Helichrysum italicum forms a delicate color and textural combination with purple sage.
Why we love Helichrysum Italicum
Aromatherapy’s Healing Wonder. The essential oil of Helichrysum is relatively unknown in many regions, though interest in this natural healing phenomenon is growing, and with very good reason.
There are numerous health benefits from Helichrysum Italicum Essential Oil. A list with detailed information and instructions are included below.
Due to recent high demand of this essential oil, its price went up 100% within two years (2011-2013) in the world market. The Helichrysum Italicum oil from Croatia and Bosnia-Hercegovina that we offer is still very attractive for the market today.