If you’ve ever enjoyed a cup of chamomile tea, you are already familiar with some of the calming benefits of chamomile. The aroma and sedative effect of the undiluted Roman Chamomile essential oil, however, is many times more fragrant and powerful.
Chamomile is one of the oldest, most widely used and well-documented medicinal plants in the world and has been recommended for a variety of healing applications.
#1 Best Use: Calm Emotions
Roman Chamomile Essential Oil is one of the few essential oils that is safe to use with children. When diffused, it can help to calm irritable babies and soothe a toddler’s nasty temper tantrums.
For anyone under stress, experiencing anger, irritability, depression, loneliness, fear, anxiety or is challenged by shock, Roman Chamomile essential oil can help bring a sense of calm.
#2 Best Use: Promote Restful Sleep
Roman chamomile’s relaxing properties can also promote healthy sleep and help fight insomnia. One study explored the effects of Roman chamomile essential oil on sleep. The volunteers experienced more drowsiness and calmness, demonstrating its potential to improve sleep and help one enter a restful state. According to another study, using Roman Chamomile significantly decreased the time it took to fall asleep.
#3 Best Use: Relieve Skin Inflammation and Irritation
Because it is anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, Roman chamomile promotes smooth, healthy skin and relieves irritations. It has been used as a natural remedy for eczema, wounds, ulcers, gout, skin irritations, bruises, burns, canker cores, bites, stings and to even ease the inflammation and pain associated with cracked nipples, chicken pox, ear and eye infections, poison ivy, and diaper rash.
#4 Best Use: Alleviate PMS Symptoms
Roman chamomile essential oil serves as a natural mood booster that helps reduce feelings of depression — plus its antispasmodic properties allow it to soothe menstrual cramps and body aches that are commonly associated with PMS, such as headaches and back pain. (1) Its relaxant properties make it a valuable remedy for PMS symptoms, and it can even help clear up acne that may appear as a result of hormone fluctuations. (2)
#5 Best Use: Healthy Heart Help
Roman chamomile has a high level of flavonoids, which have been shown to reduce the effects of coronary heart disease when taken internally. (3) Because of the flavonoids present in Roman chamomile essential oil, it may also help lower blood pressure by have a relaxing effect on the heart.
To promote heart health, apply 2–4 drops topically over the heart or take internally by placing it under the tongue.
If you have low blood pressure, talk to your doctor about using Roman Chamomile in conjunction with your medications, before or during changing your medication.
#6 Best Use: Relieve Pain
A study with human volunteers demonstrated that chamomile essential oils penetrated below the skin’s surface into deeper skin layers. This was important for their use as a topical anti-inflammatory.
When applied topically or added to a warm water bath, Roman chamomile oil helps reduce pain in the lower back, knees, wrists, fingers and other problematic areas associated with joint pain and inflammation.
Due to the unique chemical makeup of esters, ingesting Roman Chamomile is also very useful for soothing many systems of the body. With its unique, floral scent and chemical components known for their soothing abilities, Roman Chamomile essential oil is a must-have for any essential oil collection
Where to Buy Roman Chamomile Oil
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Roman Chamomile Precautions:
Because Roman chamomile oil is an emmenagogue, which means that it stimulates blood flow in the pelvic area, talk to your doctor before using during pregnancy.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.