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The most versatile of the chamomiles, Roman Chamomile is extracted from the small, white, daisy-like flower of the roman chamomile plant. Used widely for its calming properties, Roman Chamomile is especially soothing to the systems of the body and helps to support a healthy inflammatory response.
For aromatic, or topical use.
Roman chamomile oil is extracted from the small, white, daisy-like flower of the Roman chamomile plant. Soothing to all types of skin, Roman chamomile oil is used extensively in Europe in skin preparations for young and old alike.
Its gentleness makes it especially valuable for restless children.
Roman chamomile is one of the oils that has been used for millenia. The Egyptians mention it as well as all the later cultures including the Romans. Interestingly the name “Roman” has nothing to do with the ancient Roman’s use of the oil, only that the plant was named such since it was found in that locality.
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, antispasmodic, antiparasitic, calming and relaxing.
Historical Uses: Roman chamomile essential oils has been used historically by the Romans during battles to give them a clear mind and also give them courage. It has been nicknamed “plant’s physician” due to the fact that when other plants are placed near roman chamomile, it tends to cure any ailment the plant might have.
Possible Uses: doTERRA roman chamomile essential oil may help increase the skins ability to regenerate, allergies, cleanse the blood, aids liver in rejecting poisons, bruises, depression, cuts, muscle tension, insomnia, restless legs, calming to the nerves, boils, acne, eczema, dermatitis, sensitive skin, rashes. It may help calm children, fight fevers, ease earaches, soothe stomachaches and toothaches. May also help reduce nervousness in children, especially the overactive or hyperactive children.
Aromatic Guide: Diffusing doTERRA roman chamomile essential can help combat depression, stress and insomnia due to its calming and relaxing abilities. It may help eliminate anxiety, irritability and nervousness. It promotes patience and peace.
- Topically – Can be applied neat, or diluted with a carrier oil for children or those with sensitive skin. Apply to the body’s reflex points or directly onto the area of concern.
- Aromatically – Diffuse the roman chamomile essential oil for aromatic benefits.
- Internally – Categorized as GRAS for human consumption by the FDA. Take internally via gel capsules or with your food and/or beverage.
Top Roman Chamomile Tips from the dōTERRA® Blog:
- It’s my favorite in a hot bath at the end of the day! — Kelli Merritt
- We have added it to our lavender night spray. Not only does it smell amazing with the lavender, my kids get the added benefits of chamomile. — Revellie Pope
- I love the way the Roman chamomile helps make my skin soft. I use a couple of drops in my bath. Very calming and soothing. — Karen Merritt
- I use this on my Mom. She sleeps only briefly each night. I used this along with lavender, knocked her out for 12 hours! — Sharon Sevy
- I have a recipe called “Angel’s Breath” Roman chamomile, blended with lavender, sweet orange, ylang ylang and sandalwood. Diffuse it, dilute it for room spray or wear it as a perfume. This is an amazing oil! — Melit Cash
- When I start to have bad neck spasms, I really need Roman chamomile. — Pete Covatta
- I love Roman chamomile. I have a lot of stress with moving, care giving and everyday stuff. When asked how I cope, I point to my oils. — Dawn Larson
- I use it on my baby who is teething! — Emili===Research: Schnaubelt, in his classic book Medical Aromatherapy, describes the power of Roman Chamomile in this way: “While monterpenoid esters are common in many essential oils, there is practically no other oil that reflects the nature of esters, as exclusively as Roman chamomile. Despite its etherial fragrance, Roman chamomile has highly physical effects. It is a powerful antispasmodic and muscle relaxant that can be used as an emergency remedy during asthma attacks (rubbed on solar plexus, wrists, and temples) until more specific help becomes available.”