binomial name: helichrysum italicum
also known as everlasting or “immortelle,” the flowers of the helichrysum plant never fade or lose their scent even when dried. superior to all the healing oils cosmetically and therapeutically, it is the primary oil for skin beautifying and restorative serums. with a rich, honey-bouquet scent harvested from around the mediterranean, it is essential to luxury-perfume blending.
benefit: as one of the strongest anti-inflammatories in the botanical world, it’s highly effective for restoring the skin and promoting cell regeneration and tissue repair, treating everything from burns, scars, acne and stretch marks. it also works internally to alleviate tendonitis and its comforting scent is believed to open the right side of the brain and increase dream activity.