Chamomile, Roman Essential Oil
Chamomile, Roman: Chamaemelum nobile (L.) All. [formerly Anthemis nobilis (L.)]
Why Chamomile, Roman? In Egyptian times, chamomile was a sacred flower and was used as an offering to the sun god Ra. The floral and sweet essential oil of Roman chamomile is useful for balancing the mind and providing an overall sense of calm.
Quality Assured: This Roman chamomile essential oil is responsibly sourced from the U.S.A. The essential oil is steam distilled from the recently dried flower heads. Additionally, our expert aromatherapists here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally assess all of our oils—using touch, taste, smell, and lab analyses—to ensure that your essential oil is suitable for clinical use and entirely free of adulterants.
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How to Use
Benefits: Roman chamomile essential oil has a wide range of uses. It is a lovely, floral addition to your skin care routine and can promote a glowing and radiant complexion.
Regulatory Status: Roman chamomile essential oil is listed on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list.
Oils That Blend Well With Roman Chamomile: Chamomile has a warm, sweet, herbaceous, fruity aroma, but with not much tenacity. It blends well with:
- Benzoin Styrax benzoin (Dryand.)
- Bergamot Citrus aurantium (L.) var. bergamia
- Citrus oils
- Clary sage Salvia sclarea (L.)
- Geranium Pelargonium graveolens (L'Her.)
- Jasmine Jasminum grandiflorum (L.)
- Lavender Lavandula angustifolia (Mill.)
- Neroli Citrus aurantium (L.)var. amara
- Oakmoss Evernia prunastri (L.)
- Patchouli Pogostemon cablin (Benth.)
- Rose Rosa damascena (Mill.)
FLORAL FACIAL OIL:
Camellia oil: 2 teaspoons
Chamomile Chamaemelum nobile: 2 drops
Mix the oils and apply with light upward strokes to the face, following cleansing, at night.
Crazy for chamomile? Watch ACHS President Dorene Petersen and ACHS CIO Erika Yigzaw plant chamomile in the college botanical garden: