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Imagine a sunny, rocky beach in the Mediterranean basin, close your eyes and visualize many small golden-yellow flowers, kissed by the sun, near the sea.
Now, their scent reaches your nostrils, it is a woody fragrance, which looks like a mix of licorice, mint, and chamomile. The air is pervaded by this delicious aroma, the sea breeze carries it throughout the surrounding area.
Can you imagine this enchanting landscape? I am talking about Helichrysum and in this article, I will introduce you to all its extraordinary virtues!
A BIT OF HISTORY & CURIOSITY
The name Helichrysum derives from the union of two Greek words: elios (sun) and crusòs (golden) and means "GOLDEN SUN".
The Helichrysum plant, already well known by ancient populations, was born in the Mediterranean area and grows on mainly dry and stony soils.
It is a curious plant as its flowers when they dry, do not decompose and resist wonderfully, without losing even a petal. That's why it's also called the "Immortal Flower"!
Considered to be symbols of eternity, Helichrysum flowers are widely used to create various decorations.
A plant with enormous benefits for health, skin, and psyche!. Let's go and discover them together.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THE HELICHRYSUM PLANT FOR THE HEALTH?
The Helichrysum plant has numerous benefits for our health, it can be used as an infusion, syrup, or mother tincture. Used for centuries in folk medicine, it takes care of the airways and digestive system.
Balsamic and stimulating function, great help for colds, coughs, or respiratory tract disorders.
Detoxifying action for kidneys and liver
Valid help in case of bronchitis, asthma, migraines, and arthritis.