Helichrysum benefits for Skin

Helichrysum belongs to the sunflower family, and grows wild in the mediterranian region of
Southern Europe.

Helichrysum‘s Latin meaning is “immortal”, and it serves complete justice to its meaning. Here’s
why:

  • This yellow blossom has powerful anti-aging properties, that miraculously reduce fine lines
    and keeps the skin hydrated.
  • Due to iron chelating activity of the flavonoids and acetophenones, it scavenges the free radicals
    from our skin.
  • It’s potent antioxidant properties accelerate the skin healing and skin cells’ regrowth.
  • It has anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and regenerative compounds.
  • Heals scars, blemishes, burns, wounds and rashes.
  • Provides photo protection from harmful UV rays.
  • Its aroma promotes inner calm, and helps to work with trauma & difficult emotions.

A few DIYs that you can try at home:

  • To ease and soothe a sunburn add 10 drops of Helichrysum in 1/2 a cup coconut oil.
  • Add 10 drops Helichrysum oil in your 50 ml face wash to heal acne.
  • Add 20 drops Helichrysum in 50ml Rose water, and voila your toner/ face mist is ready.
  • Take 1 cup sugar, 1 cup honey, 2 tablespoons coffee, and 20 drops helichrysum oil. A body scrub
    for rashes, scars, and a smoooooth skin!

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