Helichrysum italicum is a small perennial herb with narrow, silver leaves and flowers that form a cluster of golden yellow, ball-shaped blossoms. The name "Helichrysum" is derived from the Greek "helios" meaning sun and "chrysos" meaning gold, referring to the color of the flowers.
Helichrysum has been used in herbal since ancient Greece and the oil is highly valued and sought after for its many health benefits.
Helichrysum is best known for its restorative properties to the skin, liver, and nervous system. It's frequently consumed to help detoxify the body and to promote circulation.
Also referred to as Everlasting or Immortal Flower, Helichrysum is used in anti-aging products for its rejuvenating benefits to the skin.
Helichrysum can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, stretch marks, and scars, and it promotes a glowing, youthful complexion.
Melissa officinalis, also known as lemon balm, received the name "Melissa" because of its sweet, fresh, citrus like fragrance, which was known to attract bees (Melissa is Greek for "honey bee"). As one of our rarest and most expensive oils, Melissa has a wide range of health benefits and uses. Melissa is used as a flavor in teas and ice cream as well as with some fish dishes. Because of its positive effect on mood, Melissa haslong been used to calm tension and nerves. Diffusing Melissa at night initiates a restful sleep and promotes emotional and cognitive health. Melissa helps boost immunity and is especially beneficial when seasonal threats are high. Melissa can also soothe stomach discomfort and help with nausea and indigestion.
doTERRA Helichrysum 5 ml - B004O275XK