German Chamomile Matricaria chamomilla Essential Oil Information

Matricaria chamomilla

German Chamomile Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Matricaria chamomilla

Blue chamomile

Europe & Asia

Flowers








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distillation

Deep blue

Thin

Medium








Fragrance

Strong sweet, yet warmly herbaceous












Benefits

For the skin, treats abscesses, boils, colic, cuts, cystitis and dermatitis, as well as inflamed skin, insect bites, and wounds. Anti-inflammatory benefits help rheumatism and arthritis. Also useful for treating dysmenorrhea, earache, flatulence, headache, insomnia, nausea, neuralgia, PMS, and sores, plus sprains, strains, stress and allergies.















Blends Well With

Clary Sage, Jasmine, Lavender, Rose, Ylang ylang














Constituents

Bisabolol, Farnesol, Azulene, Farnasene, Thujanol













Properties

Anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, carminative, digestive aide, vulnerary, anti-bacterial















Safety

May cause dermatitis.