Chamomile is one of the most famous of the daisy family of plants. This essential oil is extracted from the leaves and flower cones by steam distillation method. It is light green-blue to cobalt blue in color having aroma similar to that of a mixture of apples and newly cut grass.
Blue chamomile, Hungarian chamomile and Single chamomile
The chamomile oil blends well with bergamot, clary sage, lavender, geranium, jasmine, tea tree, grapefruit, rose, lemon and ylang-ylang.
The main constituents of this essential oil are chamazulene, a-bisabolol, bisabolol oxide A, bisabolol oxide B and bisabolone oxide A. Other constituents include a volatile oil, anthemic acid, antheminidine, tannin, matricarin, and apigenin.
This essential oil has antiseptic properties and thereby used in various natural skin care products as a skin decongestant and cleanser. Due to its antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties, this essential oil is often used in creams or ointments to soothe irritated skin. It is also proved that it may be moderately effective in the treatment of eczema.
Indian Certified Organic (ICO) and Department of Agriculture.