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Chamomile German Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Chamomile German Essential Oil

Botanical Name: chamomilla matricaria

Chamomile German has been used for centuries by the Germans as an oil that is "alles zutraut" or "capable of anything."

Widely used in the cosmetic industry, Chamomile German Essential Oil is used in creams, shampoos and conditioners for its hydrating, calming properties.

There is sometimes some confusion with using the term "Blue Chamomile" as it can apply to the German variety or Blue Tansy (tanacetum annuum). This is a good example of why the botanical names are important to be sure you're getting the essential oil you want.

Uses of Chamomile German Essential Oil
  • For a scalp massage combine: 2 Tbsp Argan Oil, 2 drops each of: Chamomile German, Rosemary and Lavender essential oils. Massage into scalp 20 min before shower. Shampoo like normal.
  • For relaxing face compress: Wet a wash cloth and add 2 drops of Chamomile German. Apply compress to forehead and relax. Great for relaxation after a long day or when you feel a headache coming on.
  • Combine a few drops with our Facial Cleanser Unscented for a soothing cleansing experience.
  • Diffuse 1 drop German Chamomile, 4 drops Lavender, 2 drops Sandalwood Mysore and 1 drop Rose Absolute essential oils for a great pick me up during cold season.
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History and Background

The word 'chamomile' comes from the Greek word chamomaela or ground apple, referring to the fact that the plant grows low to the ground, and the fresh blooms have a pleasing apple-scent.

Chamomile was a symbol of the omnipotence of the Egyptian god, Ra. The Saxons considered it one of nine sacred herbs. During the Middle Ages it was used as a strewing herb to reduce odors in homes.

In Chinese medicine, Chamomile German essential oil considered yin energy and a wood element. It is typically used to aid in issues with anger or tantrums.

Physical Description

A dark blue green color with a thin, watery consistency.

Aromatic Description

Chamomile German has a warm scent with a slight sweet herbaceous aroma.

Biological Makeup and Components

Approximately 85% esters of angelic and tiglic acids with pinene, farnesol, nerolidol, chamazulene, pinacarvone, cineol. Higher acid concentration which results in higher concentration of azulene than Roman Chamomile.

Extraction Technique

Steam distillation of flowers.

Information for Aromatherapists

Chamomile German is a middle note blends well with Balsam, Bergamot, Chamomile Roman, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Cistus, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram Sweet, Niaouli, Neroli, Patchouli, Pine, Ravensara Leaf, Rose, Rosemary, Tea Tree and Ylang Ylang.

Our Chamomile German Essential Oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.

  • Individuals with ragweed allergies should avoid Chamomile German as this oil is produced from the same botanical family and will induce similar sensitivities.
  • Chamomile German has been known to cause dermatitis in some individuals.
  • Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using essential oils.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
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