Chamomile German Essential Oil (Egypt)
Botanical Name: Matricaria chamomilla L
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: This plant is an erect annual, up to 60cm in height, with wispy 2-3 pinnate, hairy leaves and tubular yellow flowers, surrounded by a single row of white ligulate florets which are often bent backwards.
Color: Bluish green to blue viscous liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Chamomile German Essential Oil (Egypt) has a strong, sweetish, warm, herbaceous odor.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Lavender, Geranium, Jasmine, Neroli, Patchouli, Tea Tree, Rose, Lemon and Ylang-ylang.
Uses: Essential oils such as Chamomile German Oil (Egypt) have natural properties that make it a relaxing and rejuvenating agent. Its trace amounts of lithium calm nerves and reduce stress, lower hysteria and over-sensitivity and aids with insomnia. Chamomile (Egypt) is also reputed to have excellent anti-inflammatory and antibiotic properties that can assist with cuts, wounds and insect bites.
History: In ancient Egyptian medicine, chamomile was a symbol of the omnipotence of Ra through his power to restore wholeness to the Self. The Egyptians also used Chamomile Oil during daylight hours to cure fevers, and by moonlight for its calming abilities.
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