Chamomile, German Blue Essential Oil
Our organically crafted German Chamomile Essential Oil is steam distilled from the cheerful white and yellow Matricaria recutita (syn Matricaria chamomilla) flowers cultivated in the picturesque countryside of Nepal. This essential oil has a characteristic deep azure blue color, has a warm, sweet, fruity, full-bodied herbaceous aroma.
Matricaria recutita is small herbaceous annual plant growing to a height of 60-90 cm. its flowers are in demand in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries that led to great interest in cultivation of this plant to produce sufficient quantity of raw material for bridging the gap between demand and supply.
When Matricaria recutita flowers are distilled, one of the essential oil constituents, Matricin (a sesquiterpene), decomposes into Chamazulene with its deep vivid blue color as a result of the heat and pressure of distillation. The German 'Blue' Chamomile Essential Oil enhances a healthy inflammatory response and radiates outwards over a wide range of applications including supporting healthy joint function, promoting relaxation and deep, restful sleep.
REPORTED BENEFITS AND USES
German Chamomile Essential Oil is a beautiful choice when looking to support overall skin health and assist in helping with wound management and support for healing scars. This essential oil is helpful in reducing unwanted muscle spasms as well as minimizing the presence of unwelcome bacteria, fungus, and viruses. Its anti-inflammatory and cooling action is also highly effective for relieving pain and heat, such as with burns, rashes, and insect bites. Its ability to nourish and restore healthy skin oil balance makes it an excellent natural support for skin health and beauty. Blue Chamomile Essential Oil is very effective in aromatherapy applications, and lends an intriguing note in natural perfumery when used in trace amounts. This essential oil is extensively used in cosmetics, soaps, detergents, high-class perfumes and hair and bath products.
Emotionally and energetically, German Chamomile Essential Oil is remarkably calming and perfect for helping to relieve stress. It can be a wonderful oil to use during difficult times, as it often helps dissipate feelings of anger and frustration. Blue Chamomile Oil is also a welcome support during periods of situational anxiety and/or depression.
This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
PART USED Flowers
SYNONYMS Matricaria chamomilla L.
Matricaria recutita L.
Chamomilla chamomilla (L.) Rydb.
Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert
COMMON NAMES German Chamomile, Wild Chamomile, Italian Camomilla, Hungarian Camomile, Scented Mayweed
EXTRACTION METHOD Steam Distilled Essential Oil
NOTE CLASSIFICATION Middle Note
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