Roman Chamomile essential oil – properties and uses
The Roman chamomile or noble chamomile (Chamaemelum noble (L.) All.) Is a perennial herbaceous species of the Asteraceae family. It is a characteristic and unmistakable plant with white flowers with yellow flower heads with an intense aroma. The Capolini are among other things used in herbal medicine.From this plant you can extract an essential oil that is considered among the sweetest and therefore particularly suitable for children.The essential oil of Roman Chamomile is obtained from the distillation of the floral tops. It is used, especially in aromatherapy as a sedative, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antimicrobial. The properties of Roman chamomile are to attenuate the spasms and pains and facilitate digestion; It is also invigorating on the liver.This plant, also known for its calming abilities, is used for the treatment of insomnia, anxiety and stress, for toothaches and headaches, for muscle pain and neuralgia. .The essential oil of Roman chamomile is characterized by a warm, herbaceous and slightly floral scent. It is one of the best essential oils for psychosomatic problems. The use of Roman chamomile essential oil is indicated in states of anxiety and stress, by stimulating and improving the functions of the liver, it loosens the blocks at the diaphragm level, favoring their relaxation and the expulsion of restrained and compressed air due to anxiety and nervousness.
In particular, the bisabolol, contained in this essential oil, carries out a bactericidal and anti-ulcer activity that can prevent damage from stress and alcohol. Thanks to its relaxing and relaxing properties it is suitable for relaxing massages. It is also indicated for circulatory problems, telangiectasia, and intoxication of tissues due to excessive muscle tension.This oil can be used together with the marigold macerate for the care of the baby’s skin.Also used in cosmetics, oil essential can be used safely even on people notoriously sensitive to the plant, because the allergen is not contained in the extract.It is also indicated in cases of eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, fungal infections and relieves sunburn.It is a suitable essential oil all types of skin: dry and reddened, couperose, acne and also anti-wrinkle, as it is an excellent tissue regenerator. Finally, the essential oil of chamomile can also be used as a treatment for the care of the skin and hair, especially if sensitive and irritated.3 drops of essential oil in a spoonful of honey, fasting, stimulate diuresis. The same, diluted in herbal tea, have a calming and sedative effect. Pure, it can be used on a cotton wool to alleviate the earache.Attention, however, it is not recommended for administration to infants.