Effects: Soothing and harmonizing.
Aroma: Middle note.
This small plant, native to Europe, has a daisy-like flower. It is mainly cultivated in Italy, England, France and the USA. Chamomile tea is renowned worldwide for its calming effect.
- Pain reliever.
- Digestive stimulant.
Not to be used during early pregnancy. May cause skin irritation.
Steam distillation of the flower heads.
- Skin conditions.
- Inflammations such as eczema.
- Nervous tension.
- Digestive problems such as colitis and gastritis.
Chamomile also promotes relaxation and eases tension, anxiety and fear. It has a soothing effect on skin conditions such as ulcers, boils, and blisters and may help in conditions such as psoriasis, dermatitis and acne.
Massaging the abdomen is helpful when treating indigestion and flatulence. May help with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Chamomile is also very helpful when used in massage to alleviate nervous tension and headaches and lower back pain.
Scent: Sweet, herbal, fruity scent.
- Clary Sage.