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What are the Benefits of Immortelle Oil? What is it for?

Mar 01, 2023

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Human beings, who have been healing with the essences of plants for thousands of years, have called the same plant by different names in different geographies and at different times. In fact, with changing times and methods, they have learned to find solutions to different problems with the same plants. With one exception...Helichrysum Italicum, also known as the Immortelle Plant or Haystack. In Greek, "Helios" means sun and "Chrysos" means gold. It is clear that this combination, symbolizing the infinity of the sun and the value of gold, is an apt epithet for Immortelle Oil, the "super arnica" of aromatherapy. The Immortelle Flower is "Immortelle" for the Germans, "Everlasting Flower" for the British, and "Siempreviva" for the Spanish. Immortal Flower Oil, which we have used for centuries for its revitalizing physical and spiritual healing, will be the subject of this article. Or in other words, we will be his guests to witness the adventure of this immortal plant.

What is Immortelle? 

Immortal flower has been a natural plant frequently used since ancient Greek and Roman times until today due to its benefits. The immortelle flower, also known as the "Golden Sun" because its dried flowers resemble the sun, often grows in the Mediterranean region. The flowers of the plant do not fade even if they dry out. For this reason, it is called immortal grass. We can answer the frequently asked question of how to make immortelle oil by saying that immortelle oil, obtained by steam distillation of immortelle flowers, is a 100% natural oil.

Native to the Mediterranean region and Asia, Immortelle Grass, which can grow naturally in dry, stony and coastal areas, forms semi-shrubs that can reach a height of 50 cm. 500 different species of this plant have been identified so far. However, for the benefits of Immortelle Oil, which is our topic, only two main species are grown commercially. (Helichrysum italicum and Helichrysum stoechas) Immortelle Oil, with its rich, sweet, fruity and tea-like warm herbaceous scent, is one of the essential oils sought as a fixative and fragrant ingredient in the perfume and cosmetic industry with the neryl acetate it contains.


Benefits of Immortelle Oil

Benefits of Immortelle Oil for Skin

Immortelle essential oil benefits help our body as well as our mind. This oil, which is not toxic, irritating or sensitizing, can also be applied to the skin in pure form under the supervision of a specialist. (For your health, you should not use it pure without making sure that your skin is sensitive to essential oils.) It helps in eliminating negativities such as abscess, acne, allergic conditions, burns and cuts. Clinical studies, in which all targets were achieved in reducing inflammation, edema and bruising, reveal the benefits of immortelle oil for the skin.

This oil, which is suitable for children aged 5 and above and adults, should not be used by pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers. It is very helpful for skin problems such as minor burns, cuts, and sun damage in children and adults aged 5 and above. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory and lymph flow-promoting properties, it supports the body in removing edema on the skin.

One of the important functions of immortelle oil on the skin is that it is one of the essential oils that has an anti-aging effect with its cell regenerative properties. This is one of the most important reasons why it is preferred in cosmetic care products. Immortal Flower oil, which you mix with Grape Seed or Rosehip Seed Oil, which absorbs quickly and nourishes and cares for the skin by being involved in skin metabolism, offers a 100% natural and effective skin care. If you ask how essential oils should be diluted, we recommend that you take a look at the Alfheim Essential Oils Dilution Table.

Immortelle flower also contributes to our holistic health with its benefits for the skin. Immortelle is one of the healing sources that nature has offered to humankind throughout history due to its benefits to the skin. To be healed from this source, you should choose essential oils of the right type, harvested ethically and under good conditions, and produced at international standards. Now, let's look for answers to the questions of how to choose the right essential oil and how to make immortal flower oil.

What are the Benefits of Immortelle Oil?

Immortelle oil is one of the most preferred natural oils in terms of its benefits. It is a skin-friendly oil with its intense moisturizing and cell regenerating content. The benefits of immortelle oil for the skin come to the fore especially in terms of its restorative effect on acne, surgical incision scars, burns and stretch marks. With its antioxidant and cell regenerative properties, it eliminates wrinkles by making your skin look like a baby on the first day. In terms of the benefits of the immortelle flower for the skin, its intense moisturizing effect is important. It eliminates the feeling of dryness on the skin, gives it a shiny and silky appearance, and eliminates itching.

The benefits of immortelle oil include the fact that it is preferred in aromatic treatments with the unique scent of the immortelle flower. 1 drop of oil will bring you mental relaxation and comfort. In addition, the benefits of immortelle oil include its bronchitis, cough, sinusitis relieving and expectorant effects. Due to its rich content and wide range of uses, the question of what immortal flower oil is used for is a frequently asked question.

The Place of Immortelle in Cosmetics

What is Immortelle Oil Used for?

If we need to give a practical definition for aromatherapy, we can briefly call it treatment with scents. Although "treatment" is the field of expertise of physicians under all circumstances, the positive effects of scents on humans have now become the subject of modern clinical research. Olfactory receptors located at the tip of our brain transmit odor molecules to the sensory and emotional centers through a series of chemical reactions. These reactions transform our mind as well as our body. Aromatherapy also benefits from this mind-transforming power of scents.

Immortelle essential oil is one of the oils with high transformative power. It relaxes, calms and balances the mind with its warm herbaceous, honey and fruity scent. It is there for you as a relaxing and 100% natural support in times of depression, stress and fatigue. It helps us achieve clarity and alertness by revitalizing the mind. It is also known to have a euphoric effect.

  • Immortelle oil stands out with its benefits to the skin. With its moisture bombardment content, it eliminates skin dryness, relieves eczema and itching, and gives the skin a bright and radiant appearance.
  • You can use it with peace of mind as an after-sun care oil with its ability to eliminate the damaging effects of sun rays.
  • Due to its restorative effect on the skin, immortelle oil is one of the natural oils preferred to remove post-operative scars, acne and acne scars, and to eliminate stretch marks.
  • The benefits of immortelle oil include helping to eliminate edema, reducing joint pain, preventing clot formation in the veins, and preventing acne and acne spots.
  • One drop of immortal flower oil, one of the indispensable aromatherapy oils, will relieve you of all the tiredness of the day and relax your mind with peace. It has a relaxing effect on the nervous system.
  • Its expectorant and supportive effects in the treatment of bronchitis, cough and sinusitis are also among the benefits of immortelle oil.
  • It also helps eliminate edema, reduce joint pain, prevent clot formation in the veins, and prevent acne and acne spots.
  • How to Use Immortelle Oil?

    Now that we are familiar with the content and benefits of immortelle oil, we can satisfy our curiosity about how to use immortelle oil . You can use this miraculous natural oil alone or mix it with other oils if you wish. When mixed with jojoba and coconut oils, it will provide a softening effect by improving skin texture. Using it together with lavender oil will relieve itching on the skin. Immortelle oil is compatible with chamomile, lavender, rose, sage, geranium, clove and other citrus oils. Adding a drop to a diffuser or inhaling it on a handkerchief or pillow creates a calming effect.

    How to Apply Immortelle Oil to the Skin?

    In addition to the question of how to make immortelle oil, its application to the skin is also a frequently wondered topic. It is among the favorite oils of skin care with its intense moisturizing, repairing and regenerating content. Since it removes wrinkles, it can be used especially around the eyes and face. Even though it has 100% natural content, it will still be useful to try it on a small area before use to avoid any allergic reactions. You can apply a drop of immortelle oil alone or by mixing it with oils such as lavender, jojoba or coconut and massage it into your skin.

    How to Make Immortelle Oil?

    Immortelle oil is obtained from the flowering upper parts of the plant. 1 kg of immortelle oil is obtained from approximately 350 kg of plants. Harvested plants are distilled in distillation units. The essential oil, removed from the plant through steam, is condensed and thus reaches its purest form.

    Essential oils consist of a number of chemical molecules that are the subject of organic chemistry and which we will discuss in more detail later. Some of these molecules with different chemical structures are functional groups within the essential oil, such as terpenes, alcohols, aldehydes and ketones, which determine the characteristics of essential oils. Headings such as plants, species, geography and methods used in obtaining essential oils cause these functional groups to diversify within themselves. At this point, a conscious consumer should have an idea about the component composition of the oil he/she demands. This way, he can be sure that he has purchased the right essential oil.

    Alfheim produces all essential and carrier oils in accordance with ISO and GMP standards, such as the 100% pure and natural Immortelle Essential Oil with components such as Neryl acetate, Caryophylleneoxide, a-Pinene. To meet these fascinating and healing essences of nature, you can review our products at alfheimaromaterapi.com, follow our social media accounts and take a big step towards an original, natural and quality life.

    How to Make Immortelle Oil?

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