CHAMOMILE, GERMAN (BLUE)
Steam Distilled Matrcaria chamomile flower from Bulgaria 5 ml
Aromatic/ Topical / 100% Natural/ Diffuser Friendly
Note: Middle, intensely sweet, coumarin-like aroma that is herbal and slightly fruity. The dry out notes are warm and pleasant like sweet tobacco.
Blends with: Geranium, tangerine, sweet orange,
Common Uses: Said to be one of the best aromatherapy oils for treating inflammation, also used on skin allergies such as eczema. Analgesic, anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, antiphlogistic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, cicatrisant, cholagogue, emmenagogue, hepatic, sedative, stomachic, vulnerary. [Salvatore Battaglia, The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy (Australia: The Perfect Potion, 2003), 180.]
Abscesses, allergies, arthritis, boils, colic, cuts, cystitis, dermatitis, dysmenorrhea, earache, flatulence, hair, headache, inflamed skin, insect bites, insomnia, nausea, neuralgia, PMS, rheumatism, sores, sprains, strains, stress, wounds. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 56-67.]
It’s deep, inky-blue color is from the active organic compound chamazulene, a powerful anti-inflammatory sesquiterpene with skin healing properties that is formed during the distillation process. The oil also has valuable antispasmodic, analgesic, antiseptic and anti-allergenic properties and a calming influence on nervous related disorders such as anxiety, nervous tension and headaches..
Mind: Chamomile has a soothing, calming, balancing effect that can be helpful with anger, anxiety, stress, tension and general irritability.