Camomile Benefits

The Roman Chamomile herb has been used in European medicine for over 2,000 years. In herbal medicine, chamomile is used for nervous tension, upset stomach, and children’s ailments.

Roman chamomile essential oil is one of the best calming, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic essential oils. It is a good disinfectant for the urinary tract, and it soothes renal inflammation. Chamomile is also good for any skin irritation—rashes, acne, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis and itching. It is excellent for soothing burns and reducing scarring and for soothing sore nipples.

Roman Chamomile

Botanical Name: Chamaemelum nobile
Note: Middle
Odor Intensity: Extremely High
Key Uses:
Anger and agitation
Arthritis, bursitis
Cramps, intestinal and menstrual
Children’s ailments
Dyspepsia, indigestion, flatulence
Eczema and psoriasis
Liver congestion
Muscular aches, pains, tension
Nervous excitability
Scanty periods
Sedative (especially for children)
Spastic colon
Renal inflammation

Aroma: warm, round, earthy, sweet, with a hint of green apple

Blends well with: Sandalwood, Rose, Lavender, Neroli, Geranium

Parts Used: Flowers

Essential Oils Properties: Analgesic, anti-anemic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, calmative, emmenagogue, hepatic, sedative, stomachic, vulnerary, vermifuge.

Emotional Concerns: Chamomile is good for all states of agitation and anger, including nervous irritability, impatience and oversensitivity. Chamomile dispels tension and fear.  It is useful for people who tend to think, worry or work too much.

Teething Relief:
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 drop Roman Chamomile

Mix essential oil and olive oil in an amber glass bottle with a dropper. Rub a small amount into affected gums.

Neck and Shoulder Relief:
6 drops Roman Chamomile
18 drops Lavender
15ml carrier oil

Combine in glass bottle. Massage into tense muscles.

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