Chamomile Roman essential oil is a pleasant, soft smelling oil with a apple-like notes. Traditionally, it has been used to promote relaxation and ease away stress. The most popular of the Chamomile oils, it is especially good for use with children.
- Latin Name
- Anthemis Nobilis
- Asteraceae (Composite)
- Essential oil by steam distillation of the flower heads.
- Mainly esters of angelic and tiglec acids, farnesol, nerolidol, pinene, cineol, chamazulene, Pinocarvone among others.
This herb can grow up to 25cms high has a hairy stem with feathery type leaves and daisy like white flowers. It has a warm, sweet, fruity-herbaceous scent.
This herb has a medical reputation in Europe especially in the Mediterranean region for well over 2000 years. It is in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia for the treatment of dyspepsia, nausea, anorexia etc.