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Chamomile Roman, (Anthemis nobilis) Essential Oil

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Chamomile Roman Essential Oil

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Botanical binomial: Anthemis nobilis

Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)

Other names: Garden chamomile, Anthemis nobilis

Country of Origin: China

Part of plant used in production: Flower heads

Methods of production: Steam distillation

Description: Roman chamomile is a small, perennial herb with hairy stems and pinnate leaves. It's daisy-like flowers are larger than those of German chamomile and the plant itself smells like a hint of apple.
Characteristics: The essential oil is pale yellow with a light blue note. It has a warm, fruity-herbaceous scent.
Properties: Analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, cicatrisant, digestive, hepatic, nerve sedative, vermifuge, vulnerary.
Constituents: Chamaemelum nobile consists mostly of esters of angelic and tiglic acids. These and other major components are: propul angelate (0.5-10%), butyl angelate (0.5-10%), pinene (0.5-10%), camphene (0-0.5%), pinene (0-10%), 1,8 cineole (0.5-25%), sabinene (0-10%).
Uses: Due to its high ester content, Roman chamomile is wonderful for inhalation. It's pleasing aroma is comforting for children who suffer from colic, tooth pain, and throat infections. It reduces hayfever, asthma, and other allaergies. Roman chamomile is also used as a bath or massage oil for relieving PMS symptoms, abdominal pain, anxiety, tension, and insomnia.
Blends well with Bergamot, clary sage, geranium, lavender, lemon, sweet marjorom, neroli, orange, rose otto, sandalwood, ylang-ylang.
Interesting Facts: Roman chamomile is a popular herb used for medicinal purposes in Europe for over 2000 years. The herb can be used as a shampoo to lighten blonde hair. Roman chamomile oil is used to treat psychological problems and is said to benefit for those who are short tempered, self involved, overly sensitive or rarely satisfied.
Safety: Non-irritant, non-sensitizing, non-toxic. Avoid using during pregnancy. Contact dermatitis has been reported with topical application of Roman chamomile.