Pure Therapeutic Roman Chamomile essential oil
Botanical name : Anthemis nobilis (Chamaemelum nobile)
Extraction method / Source : Steam distillation / flowers
Aroma: Rich, sweet fruity, apple-like
Note classification: Middle Odor Intensity : 4
Key constituents: Isobutyl Angelate, Isamyl Methacrylate, Isomyl Angelate, Methyl Allyl Angelate, Isobutyl n-butyrate, 2-Methyl Butyl Angelate Current Certificate of Analysis available upon request.
Shelf Life: 3 years or more if stored in an airtight container away from heat and light
Plant description : Botanical family : Asteraceae or Compositae (daisy) Roman Chamomile is a low growing perennial plant which produces soft green leaves and sweet smelling small white flowers with yellow centers.
Regions of Production : England
Growing Practices : Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides
Properties : Analgesic, antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, anti-parasitic, anti-phlogistic, antispasmodic, carminative, cholagogue, digestive, emmenogogue, febrifuge, hepatic, sedative, stomachic, sudorific, tonic, vermifuge, vulnerary (Battaglia, 2003). Please refer to the Glossary for terms which may be new to you.
Uses / Benefits : Helps relieve stress, restlessness, anxiety, depression, ADHD, insomnia, irritability/PMS, menstrual discomfort. Promotes healing of wounds and various skin conditions including acne, eczema and dermatitis. Soothes insect bites, reduces fever, aids digestion and helps detoxify blood and liver.
Methods of Administration: Topical: May be used neat (undiluted) on location or added to a carrier oil or lotion
Fragrant influences: Calming, relaxing, helps reduce depression, anxiety, irritability and nervousness, dispels anger, stabilizes the emotions, helps release emotions linked to the past
Precautions : Nontoxic, non-sensitizing, may irritate highly sensitive skin.
Blends well with : Bergamot, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Oakmoss, Palmarosa, Rose, Tea Tree
History / Fun Facts : Roman Chamomile has been used historically to treat digestive and liver ailments, relieve toothaches, promote skin regeneration, and calm crying children.
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Precautions : Pure essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts. Do not use them undiluted, or in the eyes or mucus membranes. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute it with a proper carrier oil and test on a small patch of skin before applying to a large area. Do not take them internally except under the direction of a qualified professional trained in Aromatherapy. Always familiarize yourself with the safety, contraindications and proper preparation of each essential oil before use. Note that when using essential oils for children and the elderly, very low concentrations should be used. Keep all essential oils away from children and pets.