Helichrysum Essential Oil, France
Helichrysum Essential Oil France is also known as “Everlasting”, and “Immortelle”.
Helichrysum Essential Oil, France (Helichrysum italicum) is Wildcrafted Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil is steam distilled from the flowers.
This EO from France is considered to be of excellent quality and aroma although it is somewhat less expensive that Helichrysum grown in Corsica. Some prefer French grown, while others prefer the Corsican grown.
Our French Helichrysum Oil is also referred to as Helichrysum Angustifolium. The high cost of this oil is due to the very a low yield of oil, steam distilled from flowering tops. Most perfumers and aromatherapists would agree that the aroma of is amazingly complex. Though expensive, it adds amazing notes to blends. Chamomile, Citrus, Geranium, Lavender, and Clary Sage produce very pleasing results when blended with French Helichrysum.
Helichrysum Essential Oil (France) is considered to be very good, second only to our Corsican Helichrysum.
The aroma is often described in many ways:
- slightly fruity
- and slightly buttery
Helichrysum France is a strong smelling oil – normally described as an “herbal smell” – a pleasant aroma that may dominate finer more fragile fragrances.
Helichrysum oil has a strongly straw-like, fruity smell, with a honey and tea undertone and the color is most often pale yellow. The viscosity is thin.
This evergreen aromatic herb grows up to 60 cm (24 in) and is also called Italian Everlasting or Immortelle. It has a branched stem, silver-green scented leaves and dark yellow daisy-like flowers, which become dry as the plant matures, yet retain their color. There are about 500 species but only a few produce essential oil. The petals were used throughout Europe as a strewing herb in Medieval times.