Roman Chamomile Essential Oil (Chamaemelum nobile)
Chamomile, Roman may also be referred to as Anthemis nobilis. It is typically processed using steam distilled as a method for extracting oil from the flowers/buds.
For anyone that is under stress, is going through a period of depression, loneliness, intense fear or is challenged by anxiety or post traumatic shock disorder, Roman Chamomile Essential Oil can help bring a sense of calm. Roman Chamomile is also a suggested oil for use during times of anger or irritability.
- Aroma Description:
- Common Name(s): Anthemis nobilis
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Synonyms(s) for Chamaemelum nobile: Anthemis chamomilla-romana, Anthemis nobilis, Anthemis odorata, Chamaemelum nobile duplicatum, Chamaemelum nobile f. discoideum, Chamaemelum nobile f. duplicatum, Chamaemelum nobile f. nudum, Chamaemelum nobile nudum, Chamaemelum nobile var. aureum, Chamaemelum nobile var. discoideum, Chamaemelum romanum, Chamomilla nobilis, Matricaria nobilis, Ormenis nobilis, Ormenis nobilis aurea, Ormenis nobilis discoidea
- Botanical Family: Asteraceae
- Botanical Genus: Chamaemelum
- Major Compounds: Isobutyl Angelate, Butyl Angelate, 3-Methylpentyl Angelate, Isobutyl Butyrate, Isoamyl Angelate
- Perfumery Note: Middle
- Consistency: Thin
- Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium - Strong
- Color: Gray/Very Pale Blue
- Indigenous Country: Middle
- Processing Methods: Steam Distilled
- Part Typically Used: Flowers/Buds
[LC] Least Concern
Benefits & Uses
May be benefitial for addressing the following ailments:
Allergy Autoimmune Diseases Colic Cuts Cystitis Headache Insect Bites Insomnia Menstruation : Cramp ( Dysmenorrhea ) Nausea Neuralgia Rheumatism Skin : All types Skin : Dermatitis Stress Wounds
Therapeutic Benefits of Chamomile, Roman:
Anti-allergenic Anti-rheumatic Wound healing
Other Uses for Chamomile, Roman:
Cautions & Safety
Safety Precautions for Chamomile, Roman:
Do not take any oils internally and do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.
Chamomile, Roman Articles or Publications:
- PubMed: Green synthesis of CuO nanoparticles by aqueous extract of Anthemis nobilis flowers and their catalytic activity for the A³ coupling reaction.
- PubMed: Sesquiterpene lactones. Part XV. New cytostatic active sesquiterpene lactone from herb of Anthemis nobilis L.
- PubMed: [Peroxides as plant constituents. 6. Hydroperoxides from the blossoms of Roman camomile, Anthemis nobilis L].
- PubMed: Sedative, anti-inflammatory and anti-diuretic effects induced in rats by essential oils of varieties of Anthemis nobilis: a comparative study.
- PubMed: Neutral constituents of the flowers of Anthemis nobilis L.
- PubMed: [Attempts at the "industrial lyophilization" of medicinal plants. II. Roman camomile (Anthemis nobilis L.). (Comparative influence of lyophilization and different methods of desiccation on the quality of the flower head)].
- PubMed: Exposure to specific herbal products during pregnancy and the risk of low birth weight.
- PubMed: Antidepressant-like effect of Salvia sclarea is explained by modulation of dopamine activities in rats.
- PubMed: Essential oils and anxiolytic aromatherapy.
- PubMed: Efficacy of plant extracts against stored-products fungi.
- PubMed: Studies on the genotoxic properties of essential oils with Bacillus subtilis rec-assay and Salmonella/microsome reversion assay.
- PubMed: Comparative screening of plant essential oils: phenylpropanoid moiety as basic core for antiplatelet activity.
- PubMed: Anti-Candida activity of Brazilian medicinal plants.