Pure Therapeutic Helichrysm Rambiazina essential oil
Helichrysm gymnocephalum, or Rambiazina is becoming popular as a substitute for the more expensive Helichrysm Italicum, also known as Immortelle or Everlasting. Its therapeutic properties are similar.
Botanical name : Helichrysm gymnocephalum
Extraction method / Source : Steam distillation / Flowering tops
Aroma : Rich, fruity, honey-like
Note classification : Middle Odor Intensity : 3
Key constituents : Nerol, neryl acetate, alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, myrcene, limonene, 1,8 cineol, borneol, linalool (Current Certificate of Analysis available upon request)
Shelf Life: 2 or longer, if stored in an airtight container away from heat and light.
Plant description : Botanical family : Compositae or Asteraceae Helichrysm Rambiazina is a fragrant shrub that grows to 30 inches in height. It produces small green leaves and large yellow flowers.
Regions of Production : Kenya
Growing Practices : Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides.
Properties : Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitussive, cholagogue, cicatrisant, diuretic, expectorant, hepatic, mucolytic, regenerative Please refer to the Glossary for terms which may be new to you.
Uses / Benefits : Helpful for sinus infections, bronchitis and coughs. Helps relieve menstrual discomfort, stimulates lymphatic drainage, promotes detoxification of the body. Helps relieve pain and inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis. Exceptionally healing to skin, helps reduce bruising, promotes wound healing, useful in the management of eczema and psoriasis.
Modes of Administration : Topical : massage, compress, ointments and skin care Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer
Fragrant influences: Promotes dream activity and awareness, supports reconnection with the earth
Safety : Non-toxic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing
Blends well with : Bergamot, Plack Pepper, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Orange, Palmarosa, Pine, Rose, Rosemary, Sage, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang
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