More About Our German Chamomile Essential Oil
Size: 1.5 ml amber glass vial OR 5 ml violet glass bottle OR 20% dilution with filtered coconut oil, 5ml violet glass bottle
Distillation: Steam distilled by artisans, from the aerial parts of the flowering plant
Botanical name: Matricaria recutita
Note: A CO2 extract of German chamomile is available here.
Homeopathic Properties of German Chamomile Essential Oil
- Tonic–liver, digestive, endocrine, immune system
Internal–oral, inhalation, suppository
External–topical application, massage, bath, local compress, spinal compress, energy centers, wounds and injuries
Observations and Anecdotal Information
Steam distillation produces azulene in the oil, giving it a distinctive blue color. The natural blue color is an indication of anti-inflammatory properties in essential oils. This may be the most anti-inflammatory essential oil in existence, superb for healing wounds and inflammation in tissues.
One of the best uses for this sweet scented oil is in the treatment of soft tissue injuries. It can remove bruising, relieve pain and swelling, and increase range of motion almost immediately when it is applied to a fresh injury. The blue azulene constitutent carries an anti-inflammatory property, which can be used in any location where inflammation is occurring.
Our German chamomile essential oil can be placed directly on open wounds, and will stimulate healing of tissue and skin, and prevent infection.
It is one of the best oils for treating sports injuries, including sprains, strains, and contusions. For this purpose, it should be applied to the affected area, then wrapped with saran wrap followed by an ACE bandage or other supportive wrap. Open the wrap every day and apply more oil until the wound is no longer swelling and the pain is gone.
German chamomile essential oil is a liver balancer and stimulant. It relieves nausea, and soothes ulcers.
It is known to balance hormones, relieving PMS and menstrual discomfort. It is also a gall bladder stimulant, and can help soothe indigestion.
It is also helpful for all kinds of skin ailments, as a regenerative treatment or added to cremes and oil blends.
- Generally recognized as safe at normal doses.
None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only. It is not meant to be taken as medical advice. See a health care professional for medical advice.