Chamomile, Roman (Anthemis nobilis)
Name: Roman Chamomile
Latin name: Anthemis nobilis, Chammemelum nobile
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Parts used: Flowers, dried
Color: Pale yellow to faint blue
Aroma: Sweet, floral, herbaceous with a hint of tea like aroma.
Point of interest: The name is from the Greek meaning "ground apple". (Sellar)
Therapeutics properties of: Analgesic, anti-convulsive, anti-depressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic. antispasmodic, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hepatic, nervine, sedative, splenetic, stomachic, sudorific, and tonic.
Energetics: Chakras-Third eye, solar plexus, heart. Promotes the flow of Qi (Holmes)
Blends well with : Rose, Geranium, Lavender, Jasmine, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rose & Ylang ylang.
Modes of Application: Bath, massage, diffusion
Safety information: Avoid if allergy to daisies, mums, or ragweed. Do not use in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Disclaimer: This information is intended for education purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA. This information may not be complete or fully accurate. This information is not intended to cure, diagnose, prevent or treat disease. As with all essential oils, always dilute prior to using topically and please perform a skin patch test prior to using. Essential oils, if used internally, should be under the direction of a qualified practitioner in Aromatic Medicine. Always seek the advise of a qualified, trained aromatherapist. Don't ever hesitate to ask about the education of the Aromatherapist. Keep out of the reach of children.