A very calming essential oil gentle enough for babies in low doses. Excellent in skin care to soothe and resolve irritations and rashes. Helps calming anxiety and improves sleep. Gently relaxing and supportive to the nervous system.
A very calming essential oil gentle enough for babies in low doses. Excellent in skin care to soothe and resolve irritations and rashes. Helps calming anxiety and improves sleep. Gently relaxing and supportive to the nervous system. Roman chamomile is a gentle soother and calming oil; for this reason, is very suitable for babies from 3 months of age and children. It may be especially useful in assisting healthy balance in the nervous system. It is a very safe oil. It differs from German chamomile as it has a different chemical composition. It is a calming and soothing oil better for babies. This oil in invaluable in treating babies and children when they feel irritable, impatient, teething or colicky. it is good for general and period related abdominal pain, gallbladder problems, as well as for throat infections. it helps to relieve allergies, hay fever, and asthma. Calms acne, eczema, rashes, wounds, dermatitis, dry and itchy skin and other allergic conditions in general.
Botanical Name: Anthemis nobilis – Chamaemelum nobilis
Origin: Europe, North America
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation from the flowering tops
Color: Clear to pale yellow
Aroma: Fresh, rich, sweet, fruity, apple-like aroma
Yield: 1.1% – 1.7%
Blends well with: Bergamot, clary sage, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, neroli, oakmoss, palmarosa, rose, tea tree
Therapeutic properties Analgesic, antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antineuralgic, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cholagogue, digestive, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hepatic, sedative, stomachic, sudorific, tonic, vermifuge, vulnerary
HOW TO USE
To calm nerves, promote sleep burn 2-5 drops every 5 hours. halve the doses with children (with babies please diffuse at least 2 meters away from the cot and for max 10-20 minutes).
To relax, control tension and improve sleep or add 2-5 drops to warm water before bedtime. diluted with a carrier (2 drops every 3 ml of carrier) can be used on pulse points.
For a relaxing bath add 3-5 drops in warm water.
For skin rashes, sunburn, eczema, itching you can blend Roman Chamomile essential oil with Aloe vera gel or plain cream (1% dilution).
Teething – blend 1 drop of Roman chamomile with aloe vera gel or a carrier oil (1 drop of chamomile to 1 ml or 20 drops of carrier) and rub gently on the baby’s cheek; colic – increase the dilution of 2 to 3 times s (so 2 drops of chamomile to 1 ml of carrier if double dilution) and massage gently the baby’s tummy clockwise. Do not apply undiluted Roman Chamomile especially to children.