Roman Chamomile or Anthemis Nobilis has a warm and sweet, herbaceous smell which is both relaxing and calming for your mind and body. The oil is actually extracted from the flowers of the Chamomile plant. Did you know that Roman Chamomile has been used for centuries in different parts of the world and was one of the Saxons’ 9 sacred herbs?
Chamomile oil induces perspiration this helps remove toxins and microbes which cause infections, while also cooling down our body and giving relief from any fever. It contains antiseptic and antibiotic properties which eliminate infections and stop others growing & incubating. These properties can also kill all sorts of intestinal worms when the oil is ingested and when applied to the hair and scalp they keep us free from lice and mite infestations and infections.
Using Chamomile essential oil regularly can eliminate feelings of sadness and depression while inducing happy feelings and a good mood. Taken internally it also promotes excellent secretion of digestive juices into the stomach which facilitates good digestion, encourages the proper flow of bile from the liver.
When applied topically, Chamomile oil diminishes skin scars and spots while also protecting us from any wounds and cuts becoming infected. Having analgesic properties means it efficiently reduces pain in our muscles and joints, helping treat headaches, sinus pain and toothache.
Please Note – While there are no specific risks of using Chamomile essential oil, someone who has an allergy to chamomile or to any other member of the Ragweed family should not use it. Always remember that not all oils are created equal, do your homework and always purchase pure and organic essential oils.