Botanical Name: Matricaria Chamomila L
Plant Part: Flower Head
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Description: The plant grows to 90-125 cm high with very hairy leaves and tubular yellow flowers, surrounded by white ligulets.
Color: Bluish Green
Aromatic Fragrance: Chamomile Moroccan has a sweetish-warm, spicy, herbaceous odor.
Aromatic Strength: Strong
Common Applications: Chamomile Moroccan is effective as an analgesic, anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antibacterial, carminative, cholagogue, digestive, emmenagogue, febrifuge, fungicidal, hepatic, nerve sedative, stimulant of leucocyte production, stomachic, sudorific, vermifuge, and as vulnerary agent. This herb has a long-standing medical tradition especially in Europe, such as nervous dyspepsia, nervous bowel, tension headaches, and sleeplessness; especially useful for all children's conditions, calming without depressing. The essential oil is an excellent skincare remedy, it has many of the same qualities as Roman chamomile, except that its anti-inflammatory properties are greater because of a higher percentage of azulene.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: eranium, lavender, patchouli, rose, benzoin, orange blossom, bergamot, marjoram, lemon, ylang ylang, jasmine, clary sage and labdanum.
Cautions: Non-toxic, nonirritant, causes dermatitis in some individuals. Do not use the essential oil during pregnancy because it is a uterine stimulant