Family: Matricaria Chamomilla
Description & Extraction:
Chamomile essential oil is extracted from Matricaria chamomilla (M.
recutica) of the same family and is also known by the names of blue
chamomile, Hungarian chamomile and single chamomile. Both Roman and German
chamomile have excellent calming properties,Roman chamomile essential oil is
produced from Anthemis nobilis (Chamaemelum nobile) of the family species
Asteraceae, formerly placed in the Composite family. It is also known as
English chamomile, sweet chamomile and garden chamomile. Both chamomile oils
are extracted from the flowers by steam distillation, with the Roman
chamomile yielding about 1.7 % from fresh flowers and German chamomile
yielding about 0.2 - 0.4 %. Both chamomiles but Roman chamomile is more
effective for irritation, impatience and feeling disagreeable, and has great
value in treating PMS and other menstrual and menopausal problems, while
German chamomile is superbly effective on the skin, not only to sooth and
calm, but to heal and for tissue regeneration. blend well with bergamot,
clarysage, lavender, geranium, jasmine, tea tree, grapefruit, rose, lemon
The main chemical components of Roman chamomile oils are a-pinene, camphene,
b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, 1,8-cineole, y-terpinene, caryophyllene, and
propyl angelate and butyl angelate.
The main constituents of German chamomile oil are chamazulene, a-bisabolol,
bisabolol oxide A, bisabolol oxide B and bisabolone oxide A.
The properties of Roman chamomile oil are analgesic, anti-spasmodic,
antiseptic, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, anti-depressant,
anti-neuralgic, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal,
carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant,emmenagogue, febrifuge, hepatic,
sedative, nervine, digestive, tonic, sudorific, stomachic, vermifuge and
vulnerary. The therapeutic properties of German chamomile oil on the other
hand are analgesic, anti-allergenic, anti-spasmodic, antibiotic,
anti-inflammatory, antiphlogistic, bactericidal, carminative, cicatrisant,
cholagogue, emmenagogue, hepatic, digestive, sedative, stomachic, vermifuge,
vasoconstrictor and vulnerary. Both Roman and German chamomile have calming
and relaxing abilities, especially on the nervous and digestive systems,
regulating and easing the menstrual cycle. They have soothing and healing
influence on the skin, as well as being a potent remedy for inflammatory
Uses & Precaution:
- Roman chamomile oil is used for
- This essential oil can be used with great effect on children
when they feel irritable, impatient, teething or colicky.
- Women find it great to relieve PMS. In general it is good for
abdominal pain, gall bladder problems, as well as for throat
infections. it furthermore helps to relieve allergies, hay fever and
- For the skin, it can be used to calm acne, eczema, rashes,
wounds, dermatitis, dry and itchy skin and other allergic conditions
- For babies it can be used in a very diluted form to sooth an
irritated and teething baby and helps for colic, diarrhea and
- German chamomile oil is used for
- This essential oil has a calming effect on the mind and body and
is excellent in treating any type of inflammation - be that internal
or external - and is very effective on urinary stones (bladder
gravel) as well.
- It stimulates the liver and gall bladder, thereby improving
digestion and is valuable in treating menstrual and menopausal
- 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 granulation
(healing) and is also a great tissue regenerator.
Both types of chamomile oil are considered non-toxic and non-irritant, yet
since they do have emmenagogue properties when used in high concentrations,
they should be avoided during pregnancy.
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Physico Chemical Properties:-
||Chamomile Blue Oil
||As Mentioned On Label
||Dark Blue with reflection of Greenish colour
||The oil is intensely Sweet, Herbaceous Coumarin like with a Fresh
||Matricaria Chamomila L.
|Specific Gravity At 25o C
||0.910 -0.950 (0.930)
||5 -50 (32)
||0 -40 (65 -155 after acetylation)
||1.545 - 1.558 (1.549)
||Soluble in 90% Alcohol with separation of Paraffin.
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