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The Essential Oil of Helichrysum – A Valuable Anticoagulant

Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum) also known as Everlasting, is in the daisy family (Asteraceae or Compositae) and the oil today comes from Yugoslavia, Corsica, Utah and Ecuador. Helichrysum is an aromatic shrub with silvery-grey lance like leaves and clusters of small bright yellow flowers. When dried, the plant keeps its shape and the flower heads their… Read More »

Essential Oils – Patchouli – A Valuable Skin Remedy Good For Snake and Insect Bites

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) sometimes spelled patchouly, is in the mint family of botanical plants and grows as a perennial herb. The essential oil comes from Indonesia and India. This oil is often added to perfumes because of its aphrodisiac affect. Patchouli is used in the East generally to scent linen and clothes and it is… Read More »