|Latin Name:||Helichrysum italicum|
Helichrysum hydrosol is an essential addition to a first aid kit. Use it to clean wounds and as a compress for bruises. It is indicated for acne scarring, sunburn, couperose skin, eczema and psoraisis and inflammatory, allergic skin conditions. It is balancing to the nervous system and is useful in times of shock, especially in children. There are references to Helichrysum being used when there is difficulty with family interactions and for this purpose it would make an excellent combination with the essential oil of Fragonia.