Essential Oil Notebook: Helichrysum

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Helichrysum Essential Oil is derived from the flower of the helichrysum plant. The flower is a vibrant yellow and its name comes from the Greek words "helios" and "chrysos" which mean sun and gold respectively. Fitting, right? The aroma is herby with a touch of honey and hay. So many fresh scents all in one! 

Helichrysum has been used in herbal health practices since the days of ancient Greece. It is most known for promoting a healthy complexion. That's how it got is nicknames of the Everlasting or Immortal Flower.

doTERRA Helichrysum Essential Oil

USAGE IDEAS

  • Add a drop of Helichrysum to your facial cleanser or moisturizer to help promote healthy skin cell regeneration and a glowing, youthful complexion.*
     
  • Helichrysum may help promote a healthy metabolism when taken internally.* You can place 2 drops directly into the mouth, add 2 drops to 8oz of water, or add 2 drops to a veggie capsule.
     
  • Helichrysum has skin soothing and rejuvenating benefits which make its an important ingredient in this DIY Razor Relief Serum.* Whip up a batch and spray it on your skin after shaving. Rub it in for beautiful, post-shave skin.
     
  • Helichrysum is known to have calming, soothing properties.* Massage it into the back of the neck for a soothing sensation. Dilute with fractionated coconut oil to disperse it over larger areas or for a full body massage.
     
  • Helichrysum can be used as a sun soother to calm irritated skin.* Keep a bottle of Helichrysum on hand when traveling to particularly sunny or warm climates.
     
  • Consider adding Helichrysum to your wedding day survival kit. Apply it promptly when you notice any skin irritations or blemishes. When you need your skin to look its best, Helichrysum will be there to save the day!
  • Helichrysum supports oral health.* Try rinsing your mouth with warm water and 1-2 drops of Helichrysum or adding 1 drop to your toothbrush before brushing.

  • Try "oil pulling" with Helichrysum. Measure out 1 tablespoon of fractionated coconut oil and 1 drop Helichrysum and place in mouth. Swish for 15 minutes. As the oil moves through the mouth, it removes food particles that are around the roots of teeth.

          SKINCARE BLEND SUGGESTIONS

          When using Helichrysum as part of your skincare routine, keep in mind that it mixes well with other skin enhancing essential oils like the following:
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          *THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE, OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.

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