Chamomile Blue (Matricaria recutita) – Essential Oil


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Ancient Egyptians revered blue chamomile for its therapeutic benefits, and chamomile was widely used in Latin American folk medicine. Used since ancient times, and known as “German chamomile”, this cousin of the daisy is also among the gentlest of oils, ideal for children, the elderly, and those with sensitive skin. Its ability to nourish and restore healthy skin oil balance makes it an excellent natural support for skin health and beauty.

Blue Chamomile essential oil has a high content of azulene, the active organic compound of chamomile, which bears a blue color. This oil is most suitable as an ingredient for skin care products. Blue chamomile is derived from the German chamomile plant. German chamomile oil has carminative, antispasmodic, mild sedative, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and anticatarrhal properties (or helps the body remove excess mucus). This beneficial essential oil penetrates deep into the layers of your skin where its potent anti-inflammatory action.

Blends well with: Rose, Geranium, Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Neroli, Lemon, Orange, Lime, Cedarwood, Pine.

How to use:

  • Add a few drops of Blue Chamomile with a carrier oil such as Jojoba oil to use for massage.
  • Add 1 or 2 drops of chamomile oil to an unscented body lotion or moisturizer, and apply to your skin.
  • Make a hot compress by soaking a towel or cloth in warm water, adding 1 to 2 of drops of diluted chamomile oil, and then applying to your achy area, like your back or stomach.
  • Use a few drops in your diffuser alone or with lavender for calmness, relaxation and sleep.

Cautions and contraindications: 

Some people may be allergic to chamomile oil. This may be more likely if you’re allergic to plants related to chamomile such as daisies, ragweed, or marigolds.

External use only. Do not use undiluted. Avoid eye area and if epileptic or pregnant. Information provided does not substitute for professional advice and care.


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