Essential oils


Helichrysum

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Helichrysum comes from the Latin name helichrysum which means golden sun referring to its sun yellow flowers. By crowning oneself with the flower of helichrysum, it is said that one obtains popularity and glory. As its flowers never seem to wither even after picking, helichrysum is also called immortelle. This plant is well known for its anti-aging and anti-hematoma properties. In the Greek myth of Homer's Odyssey, Princess Nausicaa having saved Odysseus from the sinking of his ship rubbed the body of Helychris as an elixir of youth. In Madagascar, this plant called rambiazana grows in the Central Highlands of the island.
Madagascar Helichrysum essential oil is highly concentrated in 1,8-cineole, beta pinene, alpha humulene and beta caryophyllene. These different molecules give it the following main properties:

  • Anti-Inflammatory +++ (1,8-cineole (eucalyptol)): 1,8-cineole and sesquiterpenes contained in the essential oil of Helichrysum from Madagascar modulate the body's response to an aggression suffered (inflammation ) and calm the sensations of heat, and the resulting redness. The essential oil of Helichrysum from Madagascar is a versatile anti-inflammatory, acting equally well on the respiratory, muscular, articular or skin level.

  • Expectorant, Anticatarrhal ++ (α-pinene, 1,8-cineole (eucalyptol)): alpha pinene regulates the hypersecretion of mucus by the bronchi while 1,8-cineole helps in fluidization and expulsion mucus from the respiratory tract. Together, these molecules make it possible to eliminate respiratory congestion.

  • Bactericide ++ (α-pinene, 1,8-cineole (eucalyptol)): 1,8-cineole fights against the development of staphylococci. More specifically, alpha pinene prevents the development of Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumoniae.

  • Antifungal ++ (α-pinene): by contact or atmospheric diffusion, alpha pinene prevents the development of fungi such as Candida albicans and Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Beta caryophyllene acts only on Candida albicans.

  • Antiviral ++ (α-pinene): the monoterpene and terpenic epoxides of this essential oil constitute a protective barrier against viruses thus making it possible to slow their progression in the body in order to stop it as quickly as possible. Alpha pinene targets in particular the herpes virus.

  • Analgesic +: the molecules of this essential oil help reduce pain by inhibiting the secretion of the molecules that are responsible for its transmission.

But also these secondary properties
  • pediculicide
  • anti-tumor

Botanical characteristics
  • Latin name: Helichrysum gymnocephalum
  • Botanical family: Asteraceae
  • Distilled part: flowering tops
  • Country of origin: Madagascar
Biochemical characteristics
  • 1,8-cineole (eucalyptol): 50 to 70%
  • β-pinene: 8 to 16%
  • α-caryophyllene (α-humulene): 4 to 16%
  • β-caryophyllene: 3 to 12%
Physical characteristics
  • Density at 20 ° C: 0.890 to 0.915
  • Refractive index at 20 ° C: 1.475 to 1.495
  • Rotary power at 20 ° C: -30 ° to 5 °
  • Flash point: + 60 ° C
Organoleptic characteristics
  • Appearance: limpid mobile liquid
  • Color: colorless to pale yellow
  • Odor: fresh, aromatic
Aromeya offers helichrysum essential oil in the following cases:
  • Gingivitis
  • Headache
  • Respiratory allergic manifestations (rhinitis, asthma, bronchitis, colds)
  • Skin diseases (rosacea-type acne, stretch marks, herpes, eczema, psoriasis)
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Bruises and bruises
External use
Aromeya advises you to apply 2 or 3 pure drops of helichrysum essential oil on the skin every quarter of an hour in order to avoid the appearance of hematoma.

Prepare a mixture of a few drops of helichrysum essential oil diluted in coconut oil and apply to the skin to prevent wrinkles and to have a youthful and radiant complexion.

Helichrysum used in massage can relieve muscle pain, breathing and digestion problems.

Internal use
The essential oil of helichrysum sold by Aromeya is a dermocaustic oil. It must always be strongly diluted in vegetable oil.

Medical advice

Please seek medical advice before use for people with asthma and people with epilepsy (high dose epileptogenic risk).

Allergenic components

The essential oil of Helichrysum from Madagascar contains allergenic biochemical components:
  • limonene (≤5%)
  • linalool (≤2%)
  • Benzyl cinnamate (≤0.2%).

Note: It is best to test the essential oil before using it (two drops in the crook of the elbow for at least 24 hours to check that there is no reaction).

Essential & vegetable oils from Madagascar
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