Roman Chamomile Essential Oil Profile

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Roman Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis – Chamaemelum nobilis) essential oil benefits

Roman Chamomile is a very calming essential oil gentle enough for babies in low doses. Excellent in skincare helps to soothe, and resolve irritations and rashes. Gently relaxing and supportive to the nervous system, it helps calming anxiety and improves sleep.

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 differs from German chamomile as it has a different chemical composition. It is a calming and soothing oil better for babies. 

This oil is 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

Note: Middle

Blends well with:  Bergamot, Clary sage, Sweet Orange, Blue Chamomile, Sandalwood, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli, Rose

Therapeutic properties Analgesic, antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antineuralgic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, , digestive, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hepatic, sedative, stomachic, sudorific, tonic, vermifuge, vulnerary


KORU is blended with organic Roman Chamomile essential oil 



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 and improve sleep,  add 2-3 drops every tablespoon of massage oil. Pulse Points: 2 drops every 3 ml of carrier/base oil.

For a relaxing bath add 3-5 drops in warm water (full bathtub)

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 the carrier if double dilution) and massage gently the baby’s tummy clockwise. Do not apply undiluted Roman Chamomile especially to children.

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