Roman Chamomile is often used for those experiences high levels of stress and anxiety, as the oil offers a relieving and calming effect.
Of the few essential oils safe for children, Roman Chamomile is one of the most effective used in diluted amounts. Roman Chamomile can be diffused to soothe irritable babies and induce calm and sleep.
Botanical Name: Anthemis Nobilis
Botanical Family: Compositae
Distilled From: Flowering Tops
Country of Origin: USA
Extraction: Steam Distilled
Physical: Yellow Color with thin consistency
Aroma: Warm, Sweet, Fresh, Earthy
Traditionally, Roman Chamomile is used for soothing tension and easing insomnia. In aromatherapy, the oil is also used for its skin healing properties. Roman Chamomile is an effective anti-inflammatory oil and can be used to help calm inflammation for arthritis. Roman Chamomile works well in facial blends, as the oil diminishes scars, marks, and spots on the skin and face. The oil can also be used to soothe headaches and muscle pains.
Roman Chamomile is antiseptic and antibiotic. The oil will rid the body of various bacteria and fungi. Roman Chamomile may also be used in the hair to keep the scalp infection free and rid of lice and mites.
Roman Chamomile eliminates feelings of sadness, allowing those with depression to be uplifted. It may also give one a refreshed feeling when diffused. The oil can also be used for irritability and anger, as the oil clears the mind and instills a sense of calm and peace.
Roman Chamomile can be used to stimulate circulation and detoxify the blood from various toxins, helping to cure ailments caused by poor circulation.
Neat: Place a drop or two directly onto clean and intact skin. A couple drops on the wrists, shoulders, temples or neck imparts a beautiful aroma and is an effective remedy for stress and nervous depression. To use as deodorant, place a drop or two on each armpit. Note: May be too concentrated to be used undiluted on facial skin.
Blended with Carrier: Use 15 drops per 1 TBL of carrier oil such as grapeseed, rosehip, jojoba or hazelnut oils, and massage over any area where you would like for healing to occur. This dilution is ideal for facial skin. For more sensitive and mature skin, start out with using a 5 drops per 1 TBL dilution.
Bath: Place 8 drops into 3 handfuls of bath salt and disperse, or add 8 drops to vodka or whole milk
Diffusor: Follow diffusor manufacturers instructions, but typically add about 8 drops.
Room Deodorizer: Add 15 drops per 2oz distilled water and spray as desired.