Latin name for Chamomile German: Matricaria chamomilla
Country of origin: Hungary
Part of the plant: Flowers
Obtained by: Steam distilled
Main biochemical components*of Chamomile German essential oil: Chamazulene, bisabolol oxide, bisabolone oxide
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericide, insecticide, astringent, nervine, antidepressant, uplifting.
Essential 3 created Dilutes so that some of our precious essential oils can be enjoyed at a more affordable price. The essential oils or absolutes are a 5% dilution in fractionated coconut oil. (Fractionated Coconut Oil does not go rancid, has no aroma and is non-greasy.) Dilutes may be applied directly to the skin.
Why Use Chamomile German Dilute essential oil
Physical uses: Inflamed muscles and joints, infections, headaches, indigestion, nerve pain.
Skin care uses: Inflammation, irritations, rashes, allergic reactions, acne, rosacea, sunburn, itching, small cuts, minor burns, minor skin infections, insect bites and stings.
Psychological uses: Stress, tension, anxiety, anger, fear, sleeplessness, impatience.
Subtle uses: Calms. Supports calm, truthful communication.
Notes: Chamomile German is one of the best essential oils for inflammation.
Which One to Choose – Chamomile German or Chamomile Roman?
Similarities: Both varieties have antiseptic and antibiotic properties and work well for skin care such as rashes, acne, sunburn etc.
Differences: Chamomile (German) has a sweet, warm, herbaceous aroma. A good choice for inflammation or allergic reactions. Chamomile (Roman) is particularly aromatic and calming with a fresh, sweet, apple-like aroma. It’s used for aches, cramps, and nervous system issues.
Methods of Use Chamomile German Dilute
*Reminder: E3 Dilutes may be applied directly to the skin.
After Shower: After showering, while your skin is still wet, put 3-5 drops of dilute in the palm of one of your hands and rub your hands together. Quickly and evenly spread the essential oil over your legs, arms, and torso. Avoid sensitive-skin areas. For maximum skin hydration and to seal in moisture, apply cream, lotion or body oil directly to damp skin.
Bath: Dilutes can be added directly to bath water or add 4-8 drops of Chamomile German Dilute to 1/2 cup of whole milk or heavy cream. Set aside. Set aside. If you have muscle aches, add 1-2 cups Epsom or Dead sea salts. Fill the tub with warm water and immerse yourself. Add the essential oil mixture and swirl the water around you. Massage your skin and breathe in the aroma. Remain in the tub for 10-15 minutes.
Compress: Fill a basin with water. (Warm water relaxes and increases circulation. Cool water invigorates and relieves inflammation.) Add 5-7 drops of dilute and briskly stir. Lay in a washcloth, wring, and apply to the area in need for approximately 1-5 minutes. Dip, wring, and apply 3 more times.
Compress, Facial: Fill the sink with warm water. Add 1-3 drops of Chamomile German Dilute in the water and agitate the water to mix well. Lay in a clean washcloth, wring, and apply to face, with eyes closed, holding in place for 5-10 seconds. Repeat dipping, wringing, and applying – 3 times. Pat dry.
Inhalation: Put 1-3 drops of dilute on a tissue and inhale the aroma through your nose.
Pause and inhale again.
Spot Application: Apply 5-10 drops of Chamomile Germain Dilute to the area in need.
The Methods of Use are general guidelines. Individual sensitivities, desired results, and the characteristics of the essential oil(s) used must all be considered. Adjust methods and proportions accordingly.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid eyes and other sensitive areas. Keep away from direct flame – essential oils are flammable. If pregnant or nursing, consult a physician before using essential oils. Store at room temperature and avoid direct sunlight.
Aromatherapy: The use of natural, aromatic substances, known as essential oils, to enhance the well-being of body, mind, and spirit. (This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. No information provided is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.)