Roman Chamomile is a small perennial herb with daisy-like flowers. The essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of the flowering tops.
Studies have shown that Roman Chamomile essential oil has sedative and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a good oil to use for overworked muscles, arthritis, inflamed tendons and swollen joints. It is soothing to the skin and is beneficial for sensitive, red or dry skin. Blend with Lavender to alleviate migraines, headaches and insomnia.
Helpful with stress and anxiety. Good for tension associated with impatience and frustration. Roman Chamomile is considered one of the gentlest of essential oils and is safe and effective when treating children.