100% pure therapeutic grade
Botanical name: Anthemis nobilis
Plant part: flowers
Extraction method: steam distilled
Description: Roman chamomile is a low growing perennial, the leaves are lacy and finely divided, on stems capped with small, white daisy like flowers.
Colour: clear to pale yellow
Common uses: Chamomile has a long tradition in herbal remedies. The flowers were used in many cures including an herbal tea to cure insomnia. During the Second World War chamomile was also used as a disinfectant. The essential oil is useful in the treatment of aches and pains in muscles and joints. Treatment of symptoms of PMS with chamomile is also beneficial especially when the symptoms are related to stress.
Strength of aroma: strong. The relaxing aroma of the essential oil, sometimes described as like apples and straw, is a natural disinfectant with relaxing, sedative properties.
Safety data: Avoid during pregnancy; skin irritant (dilute before using externally); may trigger epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.
It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils
Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).