Benefits and Uses:
- Has a therapeutic, calming effect on the skin, mind, and body
- Soothes the systems of the body
- May help support healthy immune system function
- Releases the need to create drama
- Known to aid spiritually in helping us heal emotions around discouragement, disappointment, or hopelessness, and find clarity and focus
Chamomile Roman essential oil is one of the finest essential oils used to assist relaxation before bedtime. Mothers love the gentleness of this oil to help their wee ones relax and drift off to a refreshing sleep. Chamomile Roman can also be used to ease occasional over-exertion during exercise and to help soothe the normal wear and tear associated with aging joints.
Name: Chamomile oil, Roman, USA
Species: Anthemis nobilis L., fam. Asteraceae (Compositae)
Method: Steam Distilled
Description: This is the low growing perennial that rarely exceeds 30cm. The plant is extensively grown in central and Eastern Europe. Leaves are lacy and finely divided on stems capped with small, white daisy-like flowers.
Colour: Light bluish to yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Chamomile Roman Essential Oil has a long tradition in herbal medicine. The flowers were used in many cures including an herbal tea to cure insomnia. During the Second World War chamomile was also used as a disinfectant. The essential oil is useful in the treatment of aches and pains in muscles and joints. Treatment of symptoms of PMS with Chamomile is also beneficial especially when the symptoms are related to stress.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Lavender, Geranium, Jasmine, Neroli, Patchouli, Tea Tree, Rose, Lemon and Ylang-ylang.
Aromatic Scent: The relaxing aroma of this essential oil, sometimes described as like 'apples and straw' is an exotic and rich scent. It is commonly accepted as the best smelling of the Chamomiles.