What is Immortelle?
Immortelle, also called dwarf everlast (Latin Helichrysum arenarium) is a plant from the Asteraceae family that can be found in Europe and Siberia. Its name comes from two Greek words – helios (meaning Sun) and chrysos (gold), related to the colour of its flowers. In the inflorescence of the immortelle you can find many compounds that have a positive effect on health.
Dwarf everlast, can be used in therapeutic therapy for problems with the work of the intestines, bile ducts and gallbladder. It is often recommended as a dietary supplement supporting intestinal peristalsis and strengthening and regenerating the liver. Also, the dwarf everlast turns out to be a good support in the fight against skin problems (such as broken capillaries, bruises and hematomas) and has a diuretic effect (so it is used for diseases of the urinary system).
- positively affects the liver and gallbladder
- increases the production and secretion of bile
- has a positive effect on skin conditions
- takes care of the proper functioning of the bile ducts
- stimulate the secretion of digestive enzymes
- Increases appetite
- improves digestion
- supports the work of the intestines and their cleansing
- helps to detoxify the liver
The immortelle can be used as an infusion, tincture or oil. In the case of infusion, it is prepared from one tablespoon, which is then poured with a glass of boiling water. After waiting for about a quarter of an hour, the whole is strained before consumption. For appropriate effects, the infusion used in this way should be used three times a day for a minimum period of two weeks.
Prepare a tincture
The tincture is prepared from two handfuls of immortelle, 0.5 l of vodka (or spirit) and 5 tablespoons of honey. Place all ingredients in a large jar and shake it daily for 2 weeks. After straining, for health purposes, it is recommended to consume 1 teaspoon of tincture diluted with water.