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.

Essential Facts

  • Aroma Description:

    Fruity Herbaceous Sweet

  • Common Name(s): Anthemis nobilis
  • 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
  • Conservation Status:  [LC] Least Concern
    IUCN Red List category abbreviations (version 3.1, 2001)
  • Vegan Vegan

Essential Details

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:

Hair Care

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.


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