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Chamomile, Roman

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General Properties of Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

  • analgesic
  • antidepressant
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-septic
  • antispasmodic
  • digestive
  • hepatic
  • immuno-stimulant
  • sedative

Origin: UK. Steam distilled from the flowers. Middle note.

Description of Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

Roman Chamomile an herb that is steam distilled to produce a very light blue essential oil. Some of the countries that produce Roman Chamomile essential oil inlcude England, France, Hungary, Bulgaria and Yugoslavia.

Chamomile is a very soothing, healing essential oil. When treating abscesses, boils and sensitive skin, Roman Chamomile is a good essential oil to use. It is also used for headaches, insomnia, irritability, with the possibility of helping to take the edge off migraines if caught in the early stages. This essential oil is known to help balance the feminine reproductive system, and as such may help with amenorrhea, dysmennorrhea and menopause.

The main chemical components of Roman Chamomile essential oil are angelic ester and tiglic ester (making up over 80% of its composition).

Roman Chamomile essential oil blends well with Bergamot essential oil, Clary Sage essential oil, Jasmine essential oil, Lavender essential oil and Neroli essential oil.

Specific Cautions for Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

Possible allergin to those who are allergic to ragweed. Use with caution during pregnancy. May irritate sensitive skin.

References about Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

Information about this essential oil came from the following sources:

  1. Worwood, Valerie Ann. The Fragrant Pharmacy. (Toronto: Bantam Books, 1990)
  2. Davis, Patricia. Aromatherapy: An A-Z. (United Kingdom: Saffron Walden, 1988)
  3. Tisserand, Robert and Tony Balacs. Essential Oil Safety. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 1995)

Note and Disclaimer

The information and opinions provided here are for general educational purposes only and do not replace medical advice. It is your responsibility to consult a suitably qualified medical practitioner to ensure that you will not have any medical problems from any of our products.

Product Specifications for Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Anthemis nobilis
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Appearance: Clear Liquid
Solubility in Oil: Soluble
Solubility in Water: Insoluble
Solubility in Alcohol: Soluble
Safety Information: Please read the safety information associated with this product carefully.
More Information: A MSDS sheet is available for this product.