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Helichrysum gymnocephalum Essential Oil

Helichrysum gymnocephalum | Essential Oil
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Helichrysum gymnocephalum Essential Oil (Helichrysum gymnocephalum) is also commonly known as Everlasting Flower. Helichrysum gymnocephalum Essential Oil has a medium-strength rich, sweet, floral, earthy, and menthol-like aroma presenting a middle-base fragrance note.

Helichrysum gymnocephalum Essential Oil is part of the Rocky Mountain Oils Relief collection. Diffuse the oil to help clear the mind, reduce mental fatigue, and promote creativity. Helichrysum gymnocephalum Essential Oil may help balance the emotions and relieve current and past emotional discomfort and frustrations. Used in skin care applications, the oil helps to improve the appearance of all skin types by balancing and toning.

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Helichrysum Varieties

  • Helichrysum gymnocephalum’s aroma is rich, sweet, floral, and earthy while more mentholic and sharp than Helichrysum italicum. Helichrysum gymnocephalum is helpful for respiratory support and the promotion of the skin’s natural healing process. It should not be used with children.

  • Helichrysum italicum’s aroma is rich, sweet, floral, and earthy, while more herbal than Helichrysum gymnocephalum. Helichrysum italicum is great for the soothing of bruises, promotion of the skin’s natural healing process, and support of the nervous system.

Botanical Name: Helichrysum gymnocephalum
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Flower and Leaf
Aroma: Sweet, Menthol
Consistency: Thin
Blends Well With: Basil, Black Cumin, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, Wintergreen
  • Diffuse or apply topically with a carrier oil to bring balance to emotions
  • Add to a skin care blend to help improve the appearance of all skin types
  • Diffuse or apply topically when in need of inspiring creativity

Joint-Ease Balm

Warm the shea butter in a double-boiler over low heat, until it has just melted. Remove from heat. Add Evening Primrose Oil and essential oils directly to your storage container, then slowly pour in the liquefied shea butter. Cap and label the container and set aside until the balm has thickened. Takes approximately 24 hours.

Use formula judiciously. Massage a pea sized amount into affected area to relieve stiffness.

Facial Exfoliation

  • 2 drops Helichrysum gymnocephalum
  • 1 drop Lavender
  • 1 drop Carrot Seed
  • 1 tablespoon Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Water

In a small bowl, mix all ingredients until a velvety, watery paste forms. Dip the pads of your fingers into the paste and slowly and lightly massage your entire face, throat, and upper chest, using small, circular motions. Do not use much pressure -- let the baking soda granules do the exfoliation work. Continue to dip fingers into the paste as often as needed in order to cover skin with a thin coat. Takes about 10 minutes to complete. Rinse well. Use no more than twice a week. Follow with a moisturizer. Do not use on sunburned, windburned, or irritated skin.

If oxidized, it may cause irritation or sensitization.

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Kids Safety: Safe to use topically with children 10 years of age and older. Dilute to a 1-2% dilution rate for topical application.

Practice safe diffusing:

- Diffuse in an open, well-ventilated area.

- Keep children out of the direct line of mist.

- Diffuse in 30-60 minute intervals with ample break periods for safe and effective use.


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Customer Reviews

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Rated 5 out of 5
Expensive, potent and works well!
The 15ml bottle label was pink, not the yellow advertised. Nonetheless, I love it! It smells like eucalyptus and Vicks VaporRub. Really strong and on the watery side. I purchased it for my acne. I think I will buy Rose essential oil once I finish this one. Great stuff!!! But I wish you sold Rose in 15ml bottles! It’s really expensive :( :( and this oil was expensive as well :( :(
February 14, 2021
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Love it, very healing.
August 19, 2020
10 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
March 13, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Thank you Rocky mountain oils. I recommend you to many friends.
Would recommend this product.
December 23, 2019
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great stuff
Helichyrsum is a great healing oil. My daughter had numerous pimples on her chest and back that nothing helped. I had her try helichrysum and her skin was clear within several days.
August 12, 2019
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Love it!!!
December 5, 2018
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great Service
Great Service and price. Haven't used the oil long enough yet to know a difference, but I hear good things!
August 2, 2018
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
RMO always great
I got attacked in the face by a dog. RMO had 2 different types of helichrysum, and I bought the less expensive. While it ended up not working for my face (*helichrysum gymnocephalum is much more minty or menthol-like than its counterpart Italicum) It's wonderful for diffusing for breathing/comfort. I plan to work with it a little bit to use in a toner once the wounds aren't so touchy. Was a pleasant surprise.
July 16, 2018
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Excellent product and service
Product superior quality. Arrived a day early. Very pleased with everything
February 21, 2018
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
A most wonderful essential oil.
The Helichrysum essential oil is wonderful. I use it for my face to assist with break outs and it works magnificently. The smell is great. I also diffuse it to relieve tension, stress and to promote wellness with my Reiki clients. I recommend this product.
December 12, 2017
over 3 years ago
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How, when and why did the price of Helichrysum Gymnochephalum go up from 45.00 to $114.00????
Jennifer S on Oct 21, 2018

To continue to offer premium essential oils and products, pricing adjustments have been made. We only provide oils from the highest quality sources around the world. All of our essential oils go through extensive quality testing through an independent third party lab. No matter the cost our company values sustainability, integrity, and purity.

If you would like more information in regards to what’s going on in the Essential Oil Industry and how it is becoming harder to find quality sources for certain oils, the link below is a great read.

- RMO Team
What is the difference between the two Helichrysum?
Toots on Aug 25, 2018

Helichrysum gymnocephalum is commonly used for pain, bruising, and inflammation. Helichrysum italicum forms part of our pain and skin collection. High content of 1,8 cineole,helps provide support to the healthy function of the respiratory system. Helichrysum italicum helps promote the skin’s natural healing process while minimizing the appearance of bruises. Its wellness properties may help ease the pain of sore muscles and overused joints.

- RMO Team
Which type of helichrysum is recommended for the neurological system?
A shopper on Apr 28, 2021

While both can help, the Helichrysum Italicum works better when it comes to the neurological systems.

-RMO Team
Which of the two Helichrysum is best for acne scars?
Kim G on Dec 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello! While both have very similar properties, Helicrysum Italicum may help accelerate growth of new tissue. It my be able to help diminish scar formation, promoting healthy functional tissue to regenerate, meaning it may also be used to repair and diminish old scars.
Thanks! - RMO Team