Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Roman Chamomile

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Anthemis nobilis flower
Roman Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis)

Roman Chamomile oil comes from the flowers of Anthemis nobilis (also known as Chamaemelum nobile). It has a sweet apple-like scent and an anti-inflammatory effect.

Properties[edit]

Gynecological[edit]

May relieve premenstrual syndrome.

Respiratory[edit]

Helps asthma and hay fever.

Skin[edit]

Soothes sensitive or dry skin. May relieve eczema, rashes, dermatitis, acne and minor wounds.

Caution[edit]

  • Don't use Roman chamomile oil during pregnancy.