Very rarely do you find an essential oil that offers so many benefits to the human body. However, Helichrysum is one that should be on everyone’s shopping list. The Helichrysum is a flower or herb native to France, Italy and other European countries.
It’s exceptionally hard to find and the oil produced from the flower is expensive. However, you get what you pay for and you certainly get a lot from it.
It provides so many health benefits, including being an anti-allergenic, anti-coagulant, anti-microbial, antispasmodic, diuretic and anti-septic. Below are just the few of the many benefits of this Essential Oils.
Instead of reaching for a man-made anti-septic product, why not go natural? Helichrysum works by allowing the wound to remain clean and not become septic. It can be applied on any kind of wound, cut, burn, scratch or open sore. It’s almost guaranteed that by using it on any open wounds, they will not become infected.
A diuretic is a substance which promotes diuresis – the increased production of urine. Diuresis is necessary for treating heart failure, liver cirrhosis, influenza, hypertension and even kidney disease. It can also help lower blood pressure, improve digestion and help with weight loss. Helichrysum essential oils are a natural diuretic, and it helps by removing toxic substances from the blood through the urine.
If you’re feeling sore from an injury or you suffer from aches, pains or fever, you are in need of an antiinflammatory. Helichrysum essential oils are a natural anti-inflammatory aimed at reducing, relieving and soothing inflammation. It’s all too easy in this day and age to reach for a bottle of pills to combat the problem, but once you’re aware of natural remedies, you won’t look back!
Helichrysum could turn out to be a life saver if you’re in need of an anti-allergenic product. Allergies go beyond rashes and stomach aches, in fact, those two things are just symptoms of an allergic reaction. Allergies appear first in your lungs, liver, spleen, intestines, heart and respiratory system. Allergic reactions are known to result in asthma attacks, stomach pain, seizures and even death. Although it should not be used instead of a visit to the doctor, they can aid in alleviating systems, allowing you time to get to a medical professional.
Helichrysum essential oils are on par with aloe vera when it comes to natural sunburn relief. It works by hydrating burnt skin and relieving the pain associated with sunburn. As an added bonus, it has also been known to reduce the signs of aging and block UV light that causes cancer.
Simply apply it to the affected area and reap the benefits of sunburn relief!
You will often find that dedicated acne treatments can end up feeding the acne rather than clearing it up. Because Helichrysum essential oils have antibiotic and antimicrobial properties, they cure acne with ease. It works by removing the bacteria from the skin and healing the skin cells. It does this without drying out your skin, causing redness or rashes like conventional methods can.
There are no known side effects of using Helichrysum but it is not recommended for use by pregnant women, or children. Do a patch test before using the essential oil in case of allergic reaction or irritation.