Description: Helichrysum bracteiferum is characterized by approximately equal amounts of monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes and oxides. The presence of humulene is unique, and can potentially support our health when it comes to immune system issues. The presence of caryophyllene creates a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect, and the pinenes are very valuable for the respiratory system. The 1.8 cineole is very significant for all allergies, congestion, colds and flu.
Helichrysum bracteiferum is unique. Instead of being known for wound healing,it’s more popular for healing infections, getting rid of headaches, reducing inflammation and boosting the immune system. The aroma is similar to the Helichrysum odoratissimum, being herbaceous and earthy, with a slight pine background.