Botanical Name: Helichrysum splendidum
Plant Part: Flowers
Origin: South Africa
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Helichrysum belongs to the sunflower family (Asteraceae). The plants are found in Africa, Madagascar, Australasia and Eurasia. They may be in almost all colors, except blue. There are many capitula and generally flat-topped corymbs or panicles. The corolla lobes show glandular hairs at the abaxial surface. The stems are covered with a thick felt of woolly white hairs. The soft young leaves are also covered with grey woolly hairs. The leaves are aromatic with a slight camphor scent when rubbed. Pointing upwards, the leaves overlap each other, almost completely covering the stem
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.