The name of the plant - Helichrysum is derived from the Greek "helios", meaning sun and "chrysos" - gold, because of the yellow color of the flowers. Helichrysum is also referred to as “immortal” or “everlasting flower” Helichrysum italicum acts as a natural antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory agent.
The essential oil obtained from the plant possesses special antioxidant antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties.
Some of its most popular applications are to treat wounds, infections, problems with digestions, nervous system disorders and heart conditions as well as for treatment of respiratory diseases.