They’re are two different types of chamomile: Roman Chamomile & German Chamomile. Its botanical name is Chamaemelum comes from the greek meaning ‘earth apple’ or ‘ground apple’. Its scents is refreshing and has an apple like scent. Both chamomiles when made into essential oil contains chamazulene which is an aromatic chemical compound found in a variety of plants. German Chamomile is darker blue and contains just a tad more chamazulene than Roman Chamomile. As Roman Chamomile ages it becomes yellow.
Now i’m gonna get into the people in the past used Chamomile for! In ancient Egypt they used chamomile as an offering to their gods as well as for their skin and hair products.The romans used chamomile for incense and for skin/digestive conditions. Greeks used it as a medicinal herb to treat kidney stones, nervous disorders, and liver disorders. The Anglo-Saxons it was considered one of the 9 sacred herbs of the Anglo-Saxon. They also used it to ward of diseases and to promote health.
These are the current uses of Chamomile! When used as essential oil it helps kill bacteria, prevent/destroy fungal infections, helps with acne, blisters, & allergies. The oil is also used for treating reproductive system probleme like helps with painful periods, irregular periods, and helps encourage menstrual flow. It also helps with irritability caused by PMS or menopause. It helps with insomnia,depression,stress, and mental strain you can use it in the bedtime bath, massage, or shower when used as an oil or air spray. In children it helps with teething, crankiness, and help with colic when used safely and in a gentle oil. It also helps with hiccups! When applied to skin German chamomile oil can have an interaction with certain medications like antidepressants, antipsychotics, ones contaiting estrogen/serotonin.
3 drops Ylang-Ylang
3 drops lavender
2 drops chamomile
1 drop rose absolute or otto
Wear when upset or nervous to calm down
Stand before a mirror, and while looking into your eyes, put on your body.
The Complete Book of Incense, Oils, & Brews by Scott Cunningham
Chamomile-Ginger Inhaler for Hiccups
3 drops chamomile essential oil
2 drops ginger essential oil
1 paper lunch bag
Apply the essential oils to a cotton swab
Drop cotton swab into lunch bag
Cover your nose/mouth with bags opening & take deep breaths until hiccups go away or subside
The Portable Essential Oils A Pocket Reference of Everyday Remedies for Natural Health & Wellness by Anne Kennedy
A gentle spell to reduce the effects of panic attacks, hyperventilation, and social phobias
What youll need:
A favorite piece of jewelry
Rose hip, chamomile, or valerian herbal tea bags or mix
A small bowl to make the tea in
weekly or whenever you feel something will panic you
Make the tea & stir 3 times clockwise, 3 times counterclockwise, & 3 times clockwise as long as you wish in rhythm saying “Nought harm, peace calm, fears flow from me, leaving harmony, inwardly feel, outwardly reveal as peace without cease”
Pass the jewelry over the cooled tea 9 times clockwise repeating the words 9 times
Pour away the tea outdoors and wear the jewelry whenever you know a panic situation may arise, touching it and saying the words in your mind if you feel panic arise
1001 spells The Complete Book of Spells for Every Purpose by Cassandra Eason
Author: Esther of Silfren Circle