Chamomile tea helps soothe and relax your body and mind at the end of the day. So, imagine the powerful benefits the essential oil holds. Add that to your favourite bath salts, body wash or massage oil and you could have a winning formulation.
Chamomile essential oil is extracted from the flowers of the chamomile plant. There are two different types of Chamomile oil German and Roman. The varieties are similar with most of the medicinal benefits, but there are few differences in each variety that are actually quite interesting.
Roman chamomile Anthemis nobilis is known as the more calming of the two oils working as a powerful emmenagogue
German chamomile Matricaria chamomilla is high in azulene which is the compound that gives the oil its characteristic blue colour. Its this compound that is also responsible for the anti-inflammatory benefits.
One of the most ancient of all the medicinal herbs. Chamomile has been used to relax the body and mind, alleviate digestive complaints, treat inflammation and various skin conditions. There are so many great benefits of Chamomile oil here are just a few you may not have known about.
Roman chamomile essential oil is often used as a mild sedative to reduce anxiety and depression by calming nerves.
With antimicrobial properties, this oil can also be used to reduce mucus congestion, swelling and itchy skin conditions associated with allergies like hay fever.
Known as a wonder oil in skincare with regenerating and strengthening properties to keep skin looking firm and refreshed.
Chamomile essential oil is an impressive natural option for irritated scalp conditions like hair lice and dandruff.
The most popular use of this calming oil may very well be its ability to relieve gastrointestinal issues. Reducing gas in the abdomen and minimising bloating. This powerful antiseptic oil can also inhibit the harmful growth of microorganisms in the gut.
It’s no wonder more than 1 million cups of Chamomile herbal tea are consumed every day around the world. If you’d like more information on the benefits of Chamomile essential oil contact the team at Aromatic Ingredients. With years of experience and in-depth knowledge of essential oils, we can help with whatever oil you’re after.