Botanical Name: Helichrysum italicum Country of Origin: ItalyCategory: Flowers and LeavesNote: MiddleFamily: AsteraceaeAlso Called: Immortelle, Everlasting, Curry PlantAn exquisite essential oil that heals and protects, Helichrysum-Italicum is considered to be the strongest anti-inflammatory essential oil in the aromatherapy world. Which makes Helichrysum-italicum a great addition to any essential oil collection. It is used as a natural pain reliever because of it's strong anti-inflammatory properties. Helichrysum is sometimes called Immortelle or Everlasting, since it is among the wide variety of ‘straw flowers’. It is used to enhance youthful skin and has anti-aging properties which is why it is in my Radiance Serum! (See Facial Products) Native to the Mediterranean, this essential oil comes from northern Italy; which is considered a premier growing region for this plant. Helichrysum is a flowering plant of the daisy family (Asteraceae). It grows up to about 2 feet in height and blooms pretty yellow flowers. There are more than 500 species of Helichrysum. 10 ml amber glass bottle with dropper.