Chamomile Roman Essential OilBotanical Name: Anthemis nobilis L
Amyl butyrate: 14.3%
Butyl angelate: 21.0%Plant Part: Flowers
Origin: United Kingdom
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin light bluish to yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A strong middle note, Roman Chamomile has a fragrance like apples and sweet straw and is considered the most exceptional smelling of all chamomiles.
Blends Well With:
Bergamot, Clary Sage, Lavender, Geranium, Jasmine, Neroli, Patchouli, Tea Tree, Rose, Lemon, and Ylang-ylang.
This chamomile grows extensively in central and eastern Europe, and is in the daisy family, rising to 30 cm high with lacy leaves and small white daisy-like flowers. The word 'chamomile' comes from the Greek word chamomile or ground apple, referring to the fact that the plant grows low to the ground, and the fresh blooms have a pleasing apple-scent. In use for centuries, chamomile was a symbol of the omnipotence of the Egyptian god, Ra to the Saxons; it was one of nine sacred herbs and in Europe during the Middle Ages, it was used as a strewing herb.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation for some individuals and should be avoided by those allergic to ragweed; a skin test is recommended before use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.