Botanical binomial: Helichrysum italicum
INCI Name: Helichrysum Italicum (Helichrysum) Flower Water
Other names: Immortelle, Italian Strawflower, Everlasting
CAS No.: 90045-56-0
Country of Origin: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Part of plant used in production: Flowering tops
Methods of production: Steam distillation by-product
Preservatives: 0.05% Ethyl Alcohol
Storage: Ideally store in a cool, dark place between 4°C to 18°C. Use in a sterile environment free from potential contaminants.
Description: Helichrysum is known as Immortelle or Everlasting. It is a small perennial herb with narrow, silver leaves and golden yellow clustered flowers.
Characteristics: Helichrysum hydrosol has an aroma similar to honey, both herbal and earthy. Resembling Helichrysum essential oil.
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, Anti-hematoma, Analgesic, Anti-viral, Anti-spasmodic, Anti-aging.
Uses: Helichrysum hydrosol stimulates collagen production, making it an excellent addition to any formula focusing on the reduction of facial lines and wrinkles, as well as in the treatment of acne scarring, sunburn, eczema, and psoriasis.
A great addition to a first aid kit as it effectively cleans wounds and compresses bruises.