CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL - GERMAN
botanical name : Matricaria chamomilla L
Plant part : flowers
country of origin : USA
processing method : Steam distilled
certification : USDA certified organic
Soothe irritated skin
Reduce dark cicles around eyes
Brighten skin tone
Calm allergies and itching
Fights anxiety & depression
Treats cuts & wounds
Treats Eczema & Psoriasis
BLENDS WELL WITH :
A medium middle note, Chamomile Essential Oil has a soft, woody fragrance, with a haunting bittersweet note.
AROMATIC SUMMARY :
HEALTH BENEFITS INCLUDE :
also blends well with : Lemon, Bergamot, Neroli, & Tea Tree
Chamomile is a very versatile and beneficial plant. It is a traditional medicinal herb native to western Europe, India, and western Asia. It is now abundant in North America, where it grows wild in sunny, well-drained pastures and fields.Chamomile is used to calm frayed nerves, help in soothing various stomach problems, reduce muscle spasms, and to treat several skin conditions.
Dried Chamomile flowers are known for their sedative and relaxing properties, infused chamomile can be added to skin and hair care products to soothe sensitive skin and minor scalp irritations. Chamomile essential oil is well known for its ability to help with digestion, including flatulence, indigestion, colic, diarrhea, and nausea. Researchers believe the anti-inflammatory compound azulene and the antispasmodic anodyne compounds that are abundant in chamomile are the reason behind its beneficial effects. In essence, these compounds help relax the intestines so food can move through smoothly, which results in improved digestion. Anti-inflammatory properties make chamomile excellent for treating inflammatory skin conditions, such as eczema, as well as inflammatory digestive disorders and even arthritis.
Chamomile floral water is Chamomile water is a gentle, soothing hydrosols used to refresh and calm the skin. It is particularly helpful with dry and sensitive conditions. Chamomile is probably most widely known for its calming properties. It contains several compounds that have a sedative effect on the body whether consumed or inhaled, and patients have reported falling into a deep sleep after consuming it as a tea. Chamomile also has a calming and antispasmodic effect on the central nervous system, making it excellent for promoting relaxation. Researchers believe these effects are due to a compound in chamomile called apigenin, which can bind to GABA receptors in the brain to produce a sedative effect.
Chamomile posses many powerful skin properties such as anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiseptic, and contains essential oils and antioxidants. Additionally, is a hypoallergenic and helps to reduce skin irritants by neutralizing free radicals. Essentially, free radicals are pesky compounds that result in DNA damage in your body, which then leads to aging skin and a lowered immune system. Antioxidants help remedy this damage by stopping these compounds before they can cause damage, which will ultimately result in less wear and tear on your body.
ESSENTIAL OIL DILUTION GUIDE
Babies 6 months - 2 years
1 drop + 1Tbsp carrier oil
diffuse 1-2 drops 30 minutes max
Children 2 years+ 1% dilution
1 drop + 1 tsp carrier oil
3 drops + 1 Tbsp carrier oil
6 drops + 1 oz carrier oil
Adults 18 years+ 2% dilution
3 drops + 1 tsp carrier oil
6 drops + 1 Tbsp carrier oil
12 drops + 1 oz carrier oil
Always dilute essential oils, especially when applying them topically on young children. We recommend the following carrier oils
Sweet Almond Oil
Carrier Oil Blend
Hemp Seed Oil
All pure essential oils require dilution before use; for external use only. Pay extra attention to using essential oils around young children and pets. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Apply to face with caution, as contact with eyes should be avoided.The only precaution to using chamomile essential oil is if you’re pregnant. Studies show it increases blood flow to the pelvic area.