How to use & Recipes

Helichrysum oil can be used in dozens of different ways, but here are three simple recipes to get you started:

Sunburn Soother Recipe

Total Time: 20–30 minutes

Serves: 10

INGREDIENTS:

  • 10 drops frankincense essential oil
  • 10 drops helichrysum essential oil
  • 3/4 cup coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons shea butter
  • Glass jar

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a jar.
  2. Place a saucepan with two inches of water on the stove over medium/low heat.
  3. Place the jar in the saucepan and stir contents until ingredients start to melt.
  4. Once all ingredients are combined, spread on the body and then store in a cool place for later.


Homemade Honey Face Wash for Clear Skin

Total Time: 2 minutes

Serves: 30

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 20 drops helichrysum essential oil
  • 2 capsules of live probiotics

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Mix all ingredients together and blend with a hand blender.
  2. Pour into a convenient bottle and store in cool place.

 


Anti-Inflammatory Pain Reliever Rub (such as for Fibromyalgia or Arthritis)

Total Time: 2 minutes

Serves: 30

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup coconut or jojoba oil
  • 10 drops helichrysum essential oil
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Mix all ingredients together and massage into painful areas.
  2. Pour into a convenient bottle and store in cool place.

 


Helichrysum Oil Side Effects

When it comes to its safety and adverse effects, Helichrysum italicum does not display significant levels of allergic reactions or side effects (in the form of cytotoxicity or genotoxicity).