Properties & Uses:
Acne *Arthritis *Bath and Body *Bruises *Calming *Congestion *Cramps *Cuts *Digestion *Emotional Healing *Hair *Skin *Sleep *Summer - Playtime *Teeth *
Azulene, a major active chemical in chamomile, an excellent anti-inflammatory agent and a beautiful intensely blue color. Roman chamomiles contain 1% of essential oil, and the German contains about .25%. The color of the oils varies from very light blue of Roman chamomile to the deep blue of the German. Chamomile is one of the few oils that can be applied neat. Only a few drops are needed in most applications.
Chamomile is a well known and safe oil for use in children. Chamomile oil relieves pain, and helps skin heal from burns, rashes and inflammatory conditions such as eczema. Inhaling the essential oil of chamomile lowers stress and helps to counteract allergies and insomnia, which are often factors in anxiety and attention deficit disorder (ADD). Herbalists especially recommend it for sleeplessness in children. Chamomile oil is extracted from the tiny daisy-like flowers and contains a beautiful blue volatile oil (azulene). Two of its components, bisabolol and chamazule, are powerful antiseptics. Chamomile is an excellent remedy for all manner of women's disorders and is especially valuable for problems arising from stress, anxiety, and tension.
Chamomile is one of the few oils that can be applied neat. Only a few drops are needed in most applications.
Side Effects: of Chamomile
Chamomile is one of the safest herbs but some people are allergic to this and any member of the ragweed family. Check for sensitivity by applying a small amount of the oil to a small area of the skin.
Medicinal Herbal :Chamomile
Annies Remedy. Organic Herbs, Spices & Teas
Steep chamomile tea gently for relaxation, longer for digestive upsets. Dried chamomile flowers are used to make herbal baths, sleep pillows and poultices.