Roman Chamomile has a sweet and fruity warm aroma. It is excellent for dry skin conditions. It is also very soothing and a great oil for headaches, irritability and muscular aches and pains.
Roman Chamomile grows up to 30cm in height. It has hairy stems with white flowers, which have a yellow disc.
Try blending 4 drops of Chamomile and 4 drops of Lavender in 2 teaspoonfuls of Sunflower oil, add to a cool bath for dry, sensitive skin, to encourage relaxation or to ease general aches & pains.
Or incorporate a steam facial into your weekly skincare routine. After cleansing, add 2 drops of Chamomile and 1 drop of Geranium to a bowl of just-boiled water, drape a towel across your head and shoulders, lean over the bowl and allow the vapours to penetrate your skin. Pat your face dry and apply a moisturiser.
Country of Origin: England.
Plant Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)
Method of Extraction: The oil is steam distilled from the flowering heads.
Main Theraputic Properties: Anti-inflammatory, Antispasmodic, Analgesic, Calmative, Digestive stimulant, Antirheumatic.
Contraindications: Non toxic and non irritant in prescribed doses.
Did you know: In Tudor times, Chamomile was used as an aromatic stewing herb; it was trodden into household floors to scent the home.
Oil Appearance: Pale blue.
Chakra: Solar Plexus.
Chinese Element: Wood