Helichrysum italicum "The Immortal"
STRAWFLOWER

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Plant family:


Compositae

Origin:

Predominantly South France and Italy

Used parts of the plant:

Blooming haulm

Extraction:

Distillation

Flavour:

heavy, warm, harsh - sweet, with honey mark

Properties:

anti-inflammatory , haemostatic, cell regenerating, expectorant, easing cough, lowers cholesterol level, animates liver, good venous remedy

Use:

abscess, outer and inner effusions of blood, wounds, skin diseases, asthma, ENT diseases, lymphoid drainages, headache during liver disease, arthritic diseases, viral colitis etc.

Practial Use:

Especially with ghee butter as an anti herpes drug, mixed with other essential oils in macadamia oil remedy for skin diseases

Psychological / emotional effect:

Opens the way "inwards" in combination with cistrose.

Safety cautions:  

containing high density of ketone, pregnant women and children must not use it! Can probably churn up psychologically.