Chamomile Roman – Certified
Botanical Name: Chamaemelum nobile
Plant Part: Flower Head
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: This is the low growing perennial that rarely exceeds 9″. The plant is extensively grown in Central and Eastern Europe. Leaves are lacy and finely divided, on stems capped with small, white daisy like flowers.
Common Uses: Chamomile has a long tradition in herbal medicine. The flowers were used in many cures including in a herbal tea to cure insomnia. During the Second World War chamomile was also used as a disinfectant. The essential oil is useful in the treatment of aches and pains in muscles and joints. Treatment of symptoms of PMS with Chamomile is also beneficial especially when the symptoms are related to stress.
Strength of Aroma: Strong. The relaxing aroma of the essential oil, sometimes described as like apples and straw is a natural disinfectant with relaxing, sedative properties.
Blends well with: Geranium, Lavender, Rose, Neroli, Marjoram, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Rosewood, Clary Sage, Ylang Ylang
Aromatic Scent: The relaxing aroma of this essential oil, sometimes described as like apples and straw is an exotic and rich scent. It is commonly accepted as the best smelling of the three Chamomiles.
History: This herb has been used for medicinal purposes and skin therapy for a long time, particularly in Europe.