According to Homer’s Odyssey, Odysseus met divinely beautiful Nausikaja on her island, and the secret of her beauty was the oil of the flower that could never fade. Although is just about stories and legends, it is known that there is a flower that does not wither, even when you rip it up. It is about smil lat. Helichrysum arenarium, a plant that grows in the Mediterranean region.
Traditionally is used for the treatment of asthma, migraine, liver and skin diseases. But today is known for its benefits to the skin because it slows skin aging.
Healing properties for the skin:
– Strong acting against free radicals
– Helps in the production of collagen
– Improves microcirculation and detoxification of the skin
– Acts on the skin antiseptic
Its use in physiotherapy is almost forgotten. Like many other bitter herbs, it facilitates the process of digestion (not recommended for people with a stone in the stomach). Besides affecting the gallbladder, enhances the secretion of digestive juices in the stomach and the secretion of digestive enzymes from the pancreas. It is therefore ideal for those who have problems with digestion. However, this plant is mentioned in the domain of traditional herbalism, is rarely contain in modern preparations.
Is commonly used in the form of a tea, a tincture less like. It should not exaggerate with the tea because of its bitter taste. Preferably 2 teaspoons in 1.5 to 2 dl of boiling water, which should be consumed before meals once or twice a day.
The essential oil can be used in bathrooms or relieve blocked airways, asthma and bronchitis. It helps remove the mucus of the respiratory tract and to eliminate the long-term cough. It is known for its positive impact on emotional health, because it eliminates stress and tension.
Immortelle oil is one of the best anti bruises.
Immortelle oil helps in: arthritis, rheumatism, hepatitis, cirrhosis, high cholesterol, wounds, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea …