CAS Number: 8023-95-8 ; 90045-56-0
FEMA Number: 2592
EINECS Number: 289-918-2
Paras Code: PEO1085
Helichrysum angustifolium is a wild shrub growing on dry, rocky or sandy grounds around the Mediterranean Sea. It is also called
curry plant because the creased twigs leave a strong curry scent on the fingers. Helichrysum has been used in perfumery for thousands of years. The plant's twigs are harvested from June to August. Paras selects Helicrysum from Eastern Europe.
Helicrysum is a multi-faceted ingredient and can be described as an aromatic in a gourmand universe. Perfumers qualify it as a floral-ambery or a floral-gourmand, always warm.
Helichrysum essential oil is known in phytotherapy for its antioxidant, antibacterial and antifungal properties. Thanks to its analgesic qualities, Helicrysum can be used to treat a variety of indications.