(NaturalHealth365) The curry plant (Helichrysum italicum) is part of the daisy family and has proven medicinal properties. People who live near the Mediterranean, where the plant grows naturally, have used the curry plant for hundreds of years.
Recent studies have proven that the plant’s essential oils have antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anticoagulant, and other properties. In addition to offering aromatherapy benefits and culinary uses, the oils of the curry plant can slow down the aging process and help improve overall general health.
Curry plant contains powerful compounds that help deter skin aging
The curry plant contains 78 different compounds that make up over 98% of the entire composition of the essential oil. The essential oil from the curry plant can slow down the actions of two enzymes that speed up the aging process.
Both collagenase and elastase are responsible for breaking down fibers in the skin that control elasticity and recoil.