Helichrysum Italicum: The Immortal Flower
Helichrysum Italicum means a golden sun. It is the Latin name of Immortelle flower. Just like its name and meaning, Immortelle has a pretty golden color and this flower is the symbol of immortality. Want to know more about this flower? Keep reading!
What is Immortelle Flower?
Helichrysum Italicum (Immortelle) is known as an immortal flower because it still maintains its shape and color even though it already dried. Immortelle flower has the power not to wither, even after being picked. Not only having a pretty color but this flower also has a tantalizing smell. To the residents of Corsica, Immortelle is a symbol of Maquis, which is a fragrant bush area in Corsica. Immortelle has a small size and golden color. You can look for the illustration of Helichrysum Italicum (Immortelle) on the internet.
Immortelle has a lot of efficacies of treatment that have been known for a long time in Mediterranean traditions. Its benefits of medication are including anti-bruising and anti-inflammation which is lots stronger than Arnica. This is why Helichrysum Italicum (Immortelle) is the most important ingredient in Dental Pro 7. This ingredient is able to prevent inflammation that can worsen dental problems such as bleeding gum.
The Ingredients of Immortelle Flower
The ingredients of Helichrysum Italicum (Immortelle) are unique. Its main ingredient is Neryl Acetate. This main ingredient of Immortelle flower is anti-free radicals and anti-wrinkle. So that this small yellow flower is also beneficial for skin treatments. Immortelle flower can fight against wrinkles and prevent premature aging so that the skins stay young.
The Benefits of Immortelle Flower
Here are the benefits of Helichrysum Italicum (Immortelle) that you can get.
- Antibiotics and Anti-Fungal
A review which is done by Health Sciences Research Centre in Portugal found that the flavonoids contained in Immortelle flower are effective to fight against bacteria and inhibit the growth of molds that can cause various irritations including infections, rash, and slow a wound healing down.
Mix the extract of Immortelle flower or Immortal essential oil with coconut oils or jojoba oils if you want to relieve skin irritations. If you are suffering from a rash, mix it with lavender an essential oil to cool the rash down and relieve itchiness.
- Natural Medication for Candida
Specific compounds contained in Immortelle flowers such as terpenoids, scetophenone, and phloroglucinol are believed to be able to fight against candida because of its anti-fungal character. Immortelle flower can also speed up the recovery process from candida viruses. Moreover, Immortelle is also helpful to smoothen digestive tracts, fight against inflammation, and also increase the immune system of the body.
- Relieve Sunburn
Helichrysum Italicum can help to hydrate skins and reduce the pains because of sunburns. You can mix the oil or extract of Immortelle flower with a little bit of coconut oil and apply it to the sunburn area. This will relieve the pain. This flower can also reduce the signs of aging and damages on the skins caused by UV lights that contribute to skin cancers.