Immortelle is an endangered species of herbs because the pharmaceutical industry realizes that has amazing effects and decides to use it maximally.
This herb is a Mediterranean plant and grows on sunny and rocky slopes, abandoned vineyards, in rock crevices, and along the edges of roads.
Even ancient Greeks knew about healing properties of this herb for healing wounds.
However, Immortelle is well-hidden and has long been forgotten secret.
It grows to a height of 60 cm, has narrow leaves and yellow flowers.
There are many species of Immortelle and there are many “Helichrysum “, but the most famous type is the Helichrysum italicum.
The name comes from a French word “Immortelle”, which means immortal.
Immortelle health benefits
– Treatment of asthma
– Ability to erase wrinkles and scars
– Treatment of bronchitis and cough
– Ability to remove stretch marks and bruises
– Against migraine
– Treatment of hepatic disorders
– Treatment of skin diseases
– It has anti-aging abilities for skin
– Lowers blood pressure
– Acts as a sedative
– For blood cholesterol levels
– Prevents the formation of clots
– Relieves pain
– Strengthens the whole body
The only drawback of this miraculous plant is the amount necessary for its transformation into an essential oil, and therefore its high cost.
Why is it so rare form desirable and valuable?
The answer is very simple and lies in the valuable elixir which this herb contains in extremely small amounts.
Namely, immortelle has very little essential oil (less than 0.05 percent).
That means it takes more than a ton of this herb in order to obtain one kilogram of essential oil.
Nickname “immortal” was given because it never fades, even after being picked.
Otherwise, its trunk is straight and covered with silky, dense hairs.
Also, it needs to distil fresh herb, not dried herb.
Now it is clearer to you why the price of this herb is high?
The cosmetic industry is the largest claimant of expensive Immortelle oil which has miraculous healing properties of the skin.
Therefore, every year immortelle is harvested in huge quantities because to get one liter of oil it`s needed even tons of fresh flower.
Composition and healing
Immortelle has a line of chemical profile that includes powerful anti-inflammatory compounds of alpha, beta and gamma curcumene and neryl acetate.
These compounds relax the muscles and acts against spasms.
Eternal oil for beauty
Although this essential oil is suitable for use in many diseases, the most popular is the use of anti-wrinkle, stain and other signs of aging.
French cosmetic company proves that and has patented the products with immortelle.
In their research: this herb can reduce the depth of wrinkles by 19%, the total number of wrinkles by 14%, and overall skin wrinkles by 38%.
It`s also revealed that this oil has the incredible antioxidant potential, and a strong cosmetic and dermatological properties.
All of that is thankful for neryl acetate.
These are its benefits for the skin:
– Strong effect against free radicals
– Significantly affect the production of collagen
– Encourages changes in the tissue
– Stimulates microcirculation, and thus the skin detoxification
– Antiseptic and cleansing effect on the skin
Of course, without any doubt, immortelle really reduces wrinkles and removes stains and other imperfections.
These confirm a lot of user reviews on the Internet, even for women in the adult age.
Emphasis is on the luminosity that this oil provides to the skin.
This amazing oil is one of the best for treating bruises, even those with slow recovery.
Immortelle tea – universal natural remedy
This tea is forgotten remedy that stimulates the secretion of bile and liver cleanse.
In this respect, it is equally effective as a lot of famous plants artichoke, burdock, dandelion root and milk thistle.
It increases the secretion of digestive juices in the stomach and the secretion of digestive enzymes from the pancreas.
Therefore, it is an ideal natural solution for those who suffer from the problem of digestion.
Put 3 tablespoons dry immortelle in half a liter of boiling water.
Leave overnight and strain it in the morning.
Drink 3 times a day before meals.
The solution for skin problems
This mixture you can use to treat stretch marks, scars, wrinkles, varicose veins, capillaries, eczema, and psoriasis.
As a natural solution helps if you have a dry and cracked skin, chapped and irritated skin, burns, and bruises.
Fresh-picked herb, insert in a glass jar and pour with olive oil so that it is oil two fingers above the herb.
Seal the glass jar and leave in a half-shadow and warm place for 40 days.
Instead of olive oil can be used macadamia oil, sunflower oil, coconut oil, rapeseed oil, sesame oil, and any other stable cold-pressed oil.
Mix 10 ml of wild rose fruit oil with 5 drops of essential oil of immortelle.
Use it regularly in the morning and evening.
NOTE: Pregnant women should avoid essential oil and tea from Immortelle.
Now you know amazing health benefits of this herb.