Chamomile Matricaria Absolute has even greater properties than Chamomile Roman because it has a higher percentage of azulene.
When blended with a base cream or lotion it is very beneficial to the skin due to its healing and soothing properties. It can help to calm exczema and other flaky skin conditions and calms red or irritated skin due to its regenerative qualities.
Can be blended with a carrier oil or diluted in the bath when it can be useful to soothe and calm measles, mumps, chicken pox, symptoms of PMS and the menopause. It's a very gentle oil which is perfect for use with children and the elderly.
Extraction of plant material using solvents, which are then carefully distilled off.
Strong, sweetish, warm, herbaceous odour.
Soothing, calming, relaxing. Good for skin complaints.
High percentage of azulene. Studies have shown Azulene to help prevent skin blemishes from developing and help stop deterioration of skin cells that leads to wrinkles, fine lines and pigmentation.
Used in herbalism for 2,000 years. One of the Saxons nine sacred herbs.
DILUTE TO 3% OR LESS IN A CARRIER OIL BEFORE SKIN APPLICATION. KEEP OUT OF EYES. DO NOT SWALLOW.
'Excellent skin care remedy, it has many of the same qualities as Roman Chamomile, except that its anti-inflammatory properties are greater because of the higher percentage of azulene' - an excerpt from Complete Aromatherapy by Julia Lawless