Botanical name: Matricaria recutita.
Country of origin: Bulgaria.
Method of extraction: distillation.
Plant part: flower tips.
Colour: dark blue.
Consistency: medium viscosity.
Perfumery note: middle.
Scent: fresh, delicate, floral.
Properties: anti-inflammatory, soothing, sedating.
Ingredients (INCI): Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Oil.
Major constituents: chamazulene, a-bisabolol, bisabolol oxide A, bisabolol oxide B and bisabolone oxide A.
Blends well with: bergamot, clary sage, lavender, rose geranium, jasmine, tea tree, grapefruit, rose, lemon and ylang-ylang.
- This essential oil has a calming effect on the mind and body and is excellent in treating any type of inflammation and is very effective on urinary stones as well. It stimulates the liver and gall bladder, thereby improving digestion and is valuable in treating menstrual and menopausal problems.
- On the skin, it is a miracle worker and calms red, dry and irritated skin, as well as calming allergies, eczema, psoriasis and all other flaky skin problems. It is high in -(-a)-bisabolol which promotes healing and is also a great in regenerating tissue.
100% natural essential oil (USDA certification).
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|Skin concern||Sensitivity & Redness|
|Country of origin||USA|
Blue Chamomile oil is mostly cultivated in Hungary, Egypt, Eastern Europe and France, while Roman Chamomile is cultivated in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Morocco and France.
Roman Chamomile is a small perennial herb, with a hairy stem and feathery pinnate leaves, daisy like white flowers (larger than those of Blue Chamomile) and grows about 25 cm high, while Blue Chamomile grows about 60 cm high and has a hairless branching stem, with delicate feathery leaves and simple daisy like white flowers on single stems.
To the Egyptians it was a herb dedicated to the sun, to cure fevers, and to the moon, for its cooling ability. It was also recognized as a soother of nervous complaints and was used in shampoos, cosmetics and perfumes.