Botanical Name: Anthemis nobilis L
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction 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.
Color: Light bluish to yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Chamomile 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