German chamomile essential oil is extracted from Matricaria chamomilla (M. recutica) of the same family and is also known by the names of blue chamomile, Hungarian chamomile and single chamomile.
Both Roman and German chamomile essential oil have excellent calming properties, but Roman chamomile is more effective for irritation, impatience and feeling disagreeable, and has great value in treating PMS and other menstrual and menopausal problems, while German chamomile is superbly effective on the skin, not only to sooth and calm, but to heal and for tissue regeneration. We have blended both Chamomile oils with Jojoba oil at a 25% pure essential oil to 75% Jojoba carrier oil – to make a Chamomile German Essential oil Blend and a Chamomile Roman Essential Oil Blend
Chamomile German Essential Oil has a sweet, straw-like fragrance, is dark blue in color and its viscosity is medium. We have also blended the pure German Chamomile oil on a base of Jojoba oil to make it a more affordable option.
Chamomile German Essential Oil is mostly cultivated in Hungary, Egypt, Eastern Europe and France. German chamomile grows about 60 cm high and has a hairless branching stem, with delicate feathery leaves and simple daisy like white flowers on single stems. To the Egyptians it was a herb dedicated to the sun, to cure fevers, and to the moon, for its cooling ability. It was also recognized as a soother of nervous complaints and was used in shampoos, cosmetics and perfumes. German chamomile contains azulene, a powerful anti-inflammatory agent. This blue crystal is not actually present in the plant, but forms in the oil and only a small quantity is needed to be effective.
German Chamomile essential oil is extracted from the flowers by steam distillation, with the Roman chamomile yielding about 1.7 % from fresh flowers and German chamomile yielding about 0.2 – 0.4 %.
The main constituents of German chamomile essential oil are chamazulene, a-bisabolol, bisabolol oxide A, bisabolol oxide B and bisabolone oxide A.
Both German Chamomile essential oil and its blend and Roman Chamomile essential oil are considered non-toxic and non-irritant, yet since they do have emmenagogue properties when used in high concentrations, they should be avoided during pregnancy.
Therapeutic properties of Chamomile German Essential oil Blend
The therapeutic properties of German chamomile essential oil are analgesic, anti-allergenic, anti-spasmodic, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, antiphlogistic, bactericidal, carminative, cicatrisant, cholagogue, emmenagogue, hepatic, digestive, sedative, stomachic, vermifuge, vasoconstrictor and vulnerary.
Chamomile German Essential Oil has a calming effect on the mind and body and is excellent in treating any type of inflammation – be that internal or external – and is very effective on urinary stones (bladder gravel) as well. It stimulates the liver and gall bladder, thereby improving digestion and is valuable in treating menstrual and menopausal problems. On the skin, it is a miracle worker and calms red, dry and irritated skin, as well as calming allergies, eczema, psoriasis and all other flaky skin problems. It is high in -(-a)-bisabolol which promotes granulation (healing) and is also a great tissue re-generator.
Both Roman and German chamomile essential oil have calming and relaxing abilities, especially on the nervous and digestive systems, regulating and easing the menstrual cycle. They have a soothing and healing influence on the skin, as well as being a potent remedy for inflammatory conditions.
Blended massage oil or in the bath
Chamomile German Essential Oil can be used for asthma, measles, mumps, PMS, menopausal symptoms, as well as rheumatism.
Lotion and cream
Chamomile German essential Oil Blend is useful in general skincare, especially in treating allergic skin.
Chamomile blends well with
Chamomile German essential oil Blend: chamomiles blend well with Bergamot, Clary Sage, Lavender, Geranium, Jasmine, Tea tree, Grapefruit, Rose, Lemon and Ylang-ylang.