Lesson 10: Essential Oil – Roman Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile)
Foundational Aromatherapy page 187-188
Lavender & Chamomile
This blend is used with scarring and restoration of tissue. It is soothing and anti-inflammatory. For children and adults alike, it is sweet, nurturing, and calming for stress, tension, and insomnia. Relieves spasms, cramps, muscular pain, migraines, and teething pain. Excellent for hair and skin care, including cradle cap, burns, dermatitis, ulcers, and wounds. It relieves digestive upsets and colic.
➢ Do not use if pregnant.
➢ Use caution for individuals with ragweed allergies
How Do I Use It?
SOAK IN THE TUB – For relaxing and healing bath, mix 2-4 drops in 1⁄4 cup unscented Dead Sea Salts, milk, powdered milk, or coconut milk. Swish in warm water; soak twenty minutes.
IT’S IN THE AIR – Diffuse 10-12 drops for fifteen minute intervals every hour during the day.
BREATHE IN, BREATHE OUT – Inhale 3-4 times a day from bottle lid. Or put 1-2 drops on tissue or cotton ball inhale directly or put in pillow case. Or 1-2 drops in palm of hands, rub together, cup hands over mouth and nose without touching face, and inhale.
RUB IT IN – For relaxing massage, Add 2-4 drops in 1 Tablespoon carrier.
PUT IT ON – For digestive upsets, apply 1 to 2 drops with 2 to 3 drops carrier oil on bottom of feet or on abdomen. For relieving joint inflammation, apply 1 to 2 drops on joints. For overall body moisturizer, mix 1 to 2 drops with 1 teaspoon carrier oil. For hair and scalp care, add 2 to 3 drops per single application of shampoo.
Soothing, Capable, Determined, Faithful, Wonderment
Key Body Systems:
Nervous, Skin, and Endocrine
Roman Chamomile, French Lavender Vera
Roman Chamomile is a digestive stimulant, easing stomach pains and intestinal spasms, popular in teas. Reduces fevers, with teething babies and young children. It aids gingivitis, and abscesses. It aids in healing the muscular, skin, digestive, hormonal, and emotional systems. Can relieve the symptoms of arthritis, inflamed muscles and joints, sprains, rheumatism, and gout. It is beneficial for migraine, low backache, muscular spasms, or menstrual cramps. Helps to ease frustration or anger. It relieves anxiety and depression.
*DISCLAIMER: This information is provided for educational purposes only, not to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose any disease or condition, or prescribe in any way. The data presented here may not be complete or fully accurate. As with all essential oils, do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner.
*SAFETY WARNING: If applying an essential oil to skin, always perform a small patch test by properly diluting the oil in an appropriate carrier oil and applying to an insensitive part of the body, such as inside of elbow. Use vegetable or milk to remove any essential oils causing irritation. Always keep essential oils and blends away from children. To slow oxidation and protect shelf life, store in a cool, dark place with lids tightly secured. Never put oils in the ear canal or eyes.