Chamomile Essential Oil

£19.95

10ml bottle

Chamomile Essential Oil

Plant/Part         Herb/Dried Flowers Latin Name     Anthemis Nobilis (Roman) Note                Middle Extraction        Distillation

Aroma

A fruity, apple-like fragrance

Features

Likisma only sells Roman Chamomile. The two other varieties are Moroccan, which is inferior and German, which is stronger and we recommend this variety only for Aromatherapist use. Roman Chamomile comes from a herb which grows about 12 inches high with white flowers, yellow centred with furry leaves.

History

Was used by Egyptian priests for its soothing properties where nervous complaints were concerned. Used extensively in shampoos throughout the ages particularly to highlight and condition fair hair.

Mind

A very soothing oil for anxiety, tension, anger and fear. Promotes relaxation, gives patience, peace and allays worries. Calms the mind and helpful with insomnia. Especially good for hyperactive children.

Body

Use for muscular pains, lower back pain, headaches, toothache, earache, period pain, to regulate the menstrual cycle, PMT, menopause, gastritis, diarrhoea, ulcers, vomiting, inflammation of the bowel, irritable bowel syndrome, jaundice, anaemia, colic, teething pain.

Effect on skin

Use for burns, blisters, inflamed wounds, ulcers, boils, dermatitis, acne, psoriasis, hypersensitive skin, broken capillaries, dry itchy skin, puffiness, excellent skin cleanser.

Blends

Bergamot, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Litsea Cubeba, Mandarin, Marjoram, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang.

Oils to Avoid

Diabetes – Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lemon Epilepsy – Eucalyptus, Fennel, Rosemary, Sage High Blood Pressure – Rosemary Pregnancy – Basil, Birch, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Cypress, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper, Marjoram, Myrrh, Peppermint, Rosemary, Turmeric Avoid all essential oils during the first three months of pregnancy. Skin Sensitivity – Black pepper, Citronella, Clove, Ginger, Lemon, Lemongrass, Orange, Peppermint, Turmeric Photosensitising Oils – Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Mandarin and Tangerine They react to ultraviolet light making the skin more sensitive. Avoid stimulants after using essential oils, especially alcohol, caffeine and spicy foods. An aftercare advice sheet should be available after your first treatment.  
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