Helichrysum gymnocephalum Essential Oil
Helichrysum Gymnocephalum comes from the yellow flowers of this variety of helichrysum that is native to Madagascar.
- Botanical Family: Asteraceae
- Part of Plant Used: Flowers/Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: There are several types of Helichrysum: H. italicum, H. gymnocephalum, H. splendidum, H. bracteiferum, H. odoratissimum, and H. patulum.
- Chemistry: Helichrysum gymnocephalum is comprised of oxides/ethers (1,8-cineole), monoterpenes (α-pinene, β-pinene, γ-terpinene), and monoterpene alcohols (terpinene-4-ol).
- Immune System: supports the immune system and allergies
- Musculoskeletal: pain relief for aches, pains, inflammation, and tension
- Respiratory: supports healthy respiratory function and can relieve symptoms of colds and the flu
- Emotional: balancing and clarifying for the mind, body, and spirit, soothes the mind from emotional trauma and mental fatigue
- Spiritual: supports the Sacral, Heart, and Throat Chakras focusing on relationships, love, and speaking the truth
- Scent Profile: Mid to base note with a fresh and herbaceous aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Helichrysum Gymnocephalum can last up to 100-200 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Herbaceous, Hay
- Blends well with: Basil, Black Pepper, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Cumin, Frankincense, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, and Wintergreen
- Helichrysum gymnocephalum may contraindicate homeopathic remedies and should be monitored with asthmatics.
- Avoid using with babies or children under five years old on their faces or in a steam.
Products Using Helichrysum Gymnocephalum Essential Oil
- Coming soon
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists. “PREGNANCY GUIDELINES Guidelines for Aromatherapists Working with Pregnant Clients.” International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists , IFPA, 2013, www.ifparoma.org.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.