Photo: Ormensis Multicaulis
Ormensis Multicaulis (Chamaemelum Mixtum) is native to Europe, and is cultivated worldwide. It is an annual plant commonly known as Moroccan Chamomile (and Yellow Chamomile, Wild Chamomile) growing up to 60 cm tall. Moroccan Chamomile produces long and narrow leaves, with white and yellow daisy like flower heads.
Moroccan Chamomile grows wild on roadsides, open ground and in fields; and is considered a weed. The flowers have a strong, aromatic scent.
Moroccan Chamomile has traditionally been used in colognes.
Moroccan Chamomile essential oil has a fresh herbaceous, sweet balsamic scent.
Moroccan Chamomile essential oil is a yellow liquid.
Moroccan Chamomile blends well with cedarwood, cypress, lavender and vetiver.
Photo: Moroccan Chamomile
Properties: antispasmodic, cholagogue, emmenagogue, hepatic, sedative.
Alleviates: amenorrhoea, colic, colitis, depression, headache, menopause, migraine.
Moroccan Chamomile is relaxing and calming.
Avoid use if pregnant.
May cause dermatitis or allergic reaction.
Plant Parts Used:
Santolina, pinene, germacrene, bisabolol, transpinocarveol
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Pure, medical grade, essential oils & absolutes are for use in aromatherapy and other disciplines of natural healing; and for their fragrance. Essential oils should not be ingested, and avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Pregnant women should not self administer essential oils. Do not administer essential oils to babies. Do not apply undiluted essential oil to the skin and wash hands after use and before visiting lavatory. Do not use essential oils while in a sauna, steam room, or other humid environment; or while engaged in strenuous exercise.
Massage oil should consist of no more than 3% essential oil(s) to 97% carrier or fixed oil. Absolutes should be blended with no less than 98.5% carrier oil. When adding essential oil to bath water do not use more than 4 drops.
Store essential oils at low room temperature, in a dark place, out of the reach of children, pets and away from foodstuffs.