Plant/part : Herb/dried flowers (source: france and morocco)
Latin name : Anthemis nobilis
Family : Asteraceae compositae
Note : Middle
Extraction : Distillation
Aroma: Roman chamomile has a warm, sweet, herbaceous scent that is relaxing and calming
Properties: It is soothing to all types of skin and is a wonderful addition to a massage oil for sore muscles. Known for its strong soothing effect on mind and body. The roman and german are excellent for protecting dry skin. They have many uses e.G. Can be used to treat nerve, headache, insomnia, menstrual disorders and the roman is a comforting oil during high pollen count.(unless you have an allergy to the ragweeds).
Chemical constituents: Main constituents: esters, pinene, fanesol, nerolidol, chamazulene, pinocarvone, cineol.
Precautions: A gentle oil suitable for the young and fragile. One of the few essential oils that can be used on inflamed skin conditions, although high concentrations may further irritate. Best avoided in pregnancy.
Blends : Blends well with lavender, bergamot, jasmine, neroli, and clary sage, rosemary, ylang ylang.