Camomile Essential Oil

Posted by Jessica Di Biase on

Herbal medicine is increasingly being recognized as a safe and effective form of treatment. Chamomile popularity grew in the Middle Ages as a remedy for skin diseases. The chamomile flower has the most benefits and it is added to bath, body care products and ointments. Chamomile is often used in the treatment of skin rash, eczema, diaper rash, and psoriasis. A study published in the Journal of Natural Products assessed the anti-inflammatory compound properties of Roman Chamomile. Additional research in the journal Food Chemistry found that Roman Chamomile had both antioxidant and anti-tumor properties. Chamomile with its high anti-oxidant potency, make it helpful in reducing the free-radical damage to cells that is linked to aging and most diseases. Making an infusion or herbal tea of Chamomile yields the greatest therapeutic benefits of using natural herb flowers. Roman or German chamomile can be prepared making an infusion that can be used daily to reap its healing properties. The chamomile infusion can be stored in the refrigerator for up to four days. 

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