Derived from the delicate flowers of Matricaria chamomilla, this German Chamomile essential oil captures the essence of nature's healing embrace. Chamomile is one of the most used medicinal herbs in history, usually prepared as a stress-relieving tea from its sweet-scented, dried flowers. Chamomile essential oil is cherished for its ability to promote relaxation, ease tension, alleviate skin conditions, promote sleep, and support overall well-being.
Scientific Name: Matricaria chamomilla
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Flowers and buds
Odor Strength: Medium
Aroma: Sweet, fruity and herbaceous
It possesses anti-inflammatory properties that can help alleviate allergic reactions and reduce inflammation in the skin caused by conditions like dermatitis.
The antibacterial properties of chamomile essential oil make it effective in treating wounds, cuts, abscesses and boils.
It can be beneficial for relieving various types of pain, including strains, arthritis, rheumatism, dysmenorrhea (painful menstrual cramps), and PMS symptoms.
The soothing aroma of chamomile essential oil has a calming effect on the nervous system. It can help alleviate headaches, reduce insomnia, and relieve stress and anxiety.
Relief from Insect Bites
Its anti-inflammatory and antipruritic properties help soothe & reduce itching and inflammation caused by insect bites.
Safe for use around pets when used in moderation.
Ways to use
Enhance your skincare routine with Chamomile essential oil for a nourished and supple skin
Add 1-2 drops of chamomile essential oil for every 10 mL (2 teaspoons) of body lotion or moisturizer.
Apply the mixture to your skin as a daily moisturizer.
Use this hot compress for targeted pain relief in areas such as the back or stomach. Chamomile oil has soothing properties that can enhance the effectiveness of the compress.
Fill a bowl with warm water.
Add 1-2 drops of chamomile essential oil to the warm water in the bowl and Stir the water.
Submerge a clean towel into the bowl of chamomile-infused warm water. Allow the towel to soak for a few seconds.
Take the soaked towel out of the bowl and carefully wring out any excess water.
Place the warm, damp towel on the affected area where you are experiencing pain or discomfort.
Keep the compress on the affected area for about 10-15 minutes, or until the towel starts to cool down. You can repeat the process if desired.
Set the stage for a peaceful slumber by diffusing diluted chamomile oil in your bedroom.
Add 3-5 drops of chamomile essential oil to an essential oil diffuser filled with water.
Switch on the diffuser at least 30 mins prior to bedtime.
Additionally, for a tranquil sleep, Dilute 1-2 drops of chamomile oil in 10 mL (2 teaspoons) of carrier oil and apply a few drops of the mixture to your temples.
Recommended Essential Oil Blends:
Recommended Carrier oils:
- Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and sensitive areas.
- Never apply essential oils to the skin or scalp directly. It is highly recommended to dilute the oil using a carrier oil to avoid skin irritation.
- Never intake essential oils orally.
- Do a patch test before topical use to make sure there are no allergic reactions to any essential oil.
- If you are pregnant, nursing or taking medication; consult a physician before use.