German Chamomile is a very fragrant herb that is mainly produced in Hungary. It has been used since antiquity as a medicinal remedy and is commonly used in cosmetic production and as an herbal tea. German Chamomile is a dark blue essential oil that is stronger aromatically, and more medicinal smelling, than Roman Chamomile.
Name of Oil:German Chamomile
Latin Binomial:Matricaria recutica
Countries of Origin:Hungary, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Russia, Germany, Belgium, Spain
Scent Profile:sweet, fruity, herbaceous
Parts used in distillation:Flowers/buds
Oil Characteristics:deep blue in color, medium consistency, middle note, medium aroma
Cultivation – Conventional Farming
Zodiac Signature Oil: Cancer (A 3 in x 3 in Zodiac card (as pictured) is included with each purchase.)
German (Blue) Chamomile Essential Oil - Calm, Soothing Relief
German (Blue) Chamomile essential oil has an ancient history of use as a medicinal herb and tea, and is noted as far back as 78 AD in the Dioscoride De Materia Medica Europe,possibly the first recorded medical reference book for herbs. The oil is steam distilled from the crushed flowers and buds of the plant that grows wild and looks like a tiny daisy, and the oil itself is a deep blue color that reflects its soothing nature. Its reputation as a calming and clarifying herb makes it useful for many therapeutic treatments physically and emotionally.
German (Blue) Chamomile essential oil can help calm the body and emotions in many ways. Here are just a few:
Skin:German (Blue) Chamomile oil‘s calmative nature helps heal many skin conditions and heals wounds. It takes the heat and redness out of Rosacea, as well as healing broken capillaries. It is anti-inflammatory, soothing acne, eczema, rashes, burns, dry skin conditions and insect bite redness and itch. It is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and anti-oxidant, and relieves pain as well, so it can be an effective treatment for staph, nail fungus, fever blisters, and helps prevent premature aging of skin. When you need skin to calm down, call on German (Blue) Chamomile!
Nervous System:This is the oil that removes the heat, and promotes a calm, clear mind, settling feelings of rage and anger, and promoting feelings of peace and patience. Workaholics, worriers, insomniacs, road ragers, and even toddlers with temper tantrums can all benefit from some time with German (Blue) Chamomile. It can be used instantly as aromatherapy in a stressful moment, and can be added to a nighttime bath for inducing peaceful, relaxing calm and sleep.
Digestive System:Think relaxed! German (Blue) Chamomile relaxes the smooth muscles of the intestines, soothing stomach cramps, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, indigestion, gas, diarrhea, and constipation, and is even useful as a colic cure for babies! The nature of this oil first calms the muscles, then stimulates the balanced function, in this case the bile promotion and bowel function that allows our bodies to digest food properly and without discomfort.
Tip:Put a drop of German (Blue) Chamomile oil in your palm with a carrier oil (coconut, jojoba, etc) and then enjoy stroking your pet’s fur. Watch your energetic little buddy calm down and chill out!
Blending: German (Blue) Chamomile essential oil blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Jasmine, Lavender, and Patchouli, enhancing the calm, restful state.