Helichrysum essential oil is extracted from the helichrysum plant, a member of the sunflower family with the oil being steam distilled from its deep yellow flowers. Due to its rarity, helichrysum essential oil is one of the most expensive oils worldwide and considered the most useful essential oil in store because of its great array of health benefits. It is commonly used in aromatherapy. Helichrysum has long been used medicinally. It was the chosen remedy for chronic ailments of the skin and lymphatic system.