Here is the description of the essential oil, in points possibly relevant to the hydrosol.
This is a hydrosol, though, and by definition the constituents are different than those from the essential oil. Remember, the hydrosol is what separates from the essential oil during distillation. It's aromatherapeutic uses might coincide, might dovetail, might be greater or less than the essential oil.
Native to the Mediterranean region
Organically grown in Corsica/Italy
This is truly a superstar oil. Helichrysum is well known for its spectacular uses for wound healing etc and it’s beguiling, unmistakable honey-like scent.
The yield is quite low, with a ton of flowers producing about a kilo of essential oil
Poems are a way into the soul of a flower, as perceived by their admirers
Come to this, who toll a disconsolate bell...:
Though the Sun upon her youthfulness marches,
Summer's breath oft her leaves smites to arches;
And Weather off course veers in suddenness,
She blooms her beauty in boom or barrenness.
...Come, adopt the soul of this immortelle.
Salvatore Battaglia says
Circulatory system, especially as far as bruising
Detoxification, as a stimulant on the liver and gall bladder
Respiratory system for sinus infections and cough
First Aid remedy injuries, sprains, strains, and tissue trauma
Musculoskeletal system for pain and inflammations associated with RA
Psychological for stress and tension in emotional crises
Wound healing speeding cellular growth and assisting in wound healing
Also recommended in the treatment of acne, dermatitis, burns, psoriasis, and dermal inflammation
There’s a lot more to learn about Helichrysum in The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy
Perform a patch test before use if hydrosol sensitivity is suspected. Do not take hydrosols internally. Do not use on children or pets. Seek advice from a trained aromatherapist before using on people with compromised immune systems. Keep away from eyes and mucus membranes.
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