Immortelle (Everlasting) essential oil has a warm rich fragrance with medicinal undertones and woody notes. It is an uplifting oil and has a long tradition of therapeutic use, especially for chronic immune complaints, skin problems and headaches.
- Latin Name
- Helichrysum Angustifolia
- Asteraceae (Compositae)
- Essential oil by steam distillation from the fresh or dried flowering-head clusters.
- Nerol, neryl acetate, geraniol, pinene, linalol, isovaleric aldehyde, sesquiterpenes, furfurol, eugenol among others.
This aromatic herb grows up to 60cm in height. It has a branched stem with daisy-like flowers, which become dry as the plant matures, yet retain their colour.
In Europe it is used for many complaints such as chronic bronchitis, whooping cough and asthma, also for migraine, liver ailments and skin conditions including burns.