Essential Oil Profile:Chamomile Roman

Chamomile Roman

Latin Name: Anthemis nobilis

Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)

Method: Distillation

Plant Part: Flower/Buds

Note/Element: Note: Middle Element: Wood

Functional Groups: Alcohol, Ester

Type: Relaxing

Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Vata, Pitta

Scent: Apple-like, herbaceous, hay-like, fruity, sweet, crisp

For Skin Type: Dry

Cautions: Not during pregnancy. Not for those with ragweed/aster/chrysanthemum allergy: contact dermatitis or severe breathing problems could occur. DO NOT use if a chamomile allergy is suspected.

Physical Uses: Digestion, colic, menstrual cramps, inflammation, sunburn, burn, rashes, insomnia, bee sting, insect bite, sore muscles & joints, headache, sores, sprains, stress, hair, arthritis.

Mental/Emotional Uses: Calming, PMS, anger, stress, anxiety, fear, tantrums, tension

Other Uses: Children -great for healing the skin

Blends Well With: Flower, peel, Wood,lavender

Possible Substitutions: Chamomile German, Lavender

References:

Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Foundation Level

http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/products/chamomile/blue/essentia-oil/profile

http://aromaweb.com/essential-oils/roman-chamomile-oil.asp

Chamomile

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