Chamomile (Roman) 3% Jojoba
Botanical Name: Chamaemelum nobile
Synonym: Anthemis nobilis, garden chamomile
Botanical Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)
Country of Origin: Italy, France
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Characteristics: warm, fruity, herbaceous
analgesic, antineuralgic, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, digestive, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hepatic, nerve sedative, stomachic, sudorific, tonic, vermifuge, vulnerary
Chemical Constituents: α-pinene, camphene, β-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, 1,8-cineole, γ-terpinene, caryophyllene, propyl angelate, butyl angelate
Mind & Spirit:
- Commonly used for children’s remedies
- Calming and relaxing
- Relieves teething pain, colic and wind pain in children.
- Helpful for women with irregular periods and PMS.
- Helps to combat hay fever and other allergies when used as an inhalation.
Odour Intensity: Un-referred
Blends well with:
Bergamot, clary sage, geranium, lavender, lemon, marjoram, neroli, orange, rose, rosewood, sandalwood, ylang ylang
The use of Chamomile dates back as far as ancient Egypt where it was dedicated to their gods. Folk remedies using the plant include treatments for dropsy and jaundice. It was also believed to revive any wilting plant placed near it. The flowers were also used as a dye to lighten hair.