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Chamomile essential oil is obtained from Matricaria recutita, a plant of the Compositeae family. Known for its many properties, it is useful in cases of stress, insomnia, irritable bowel and skin irritations. Chamomile is a herbaceous, annual, aromatic plant; it has an erect branched stem that reaches 50 cm and a taproot root; it is widespread in Europe and Asia and is also naturalized in other continents. It grows spontaneously in the meadows and in the open countryside, no more than 800 m,   The leaves are alternate and sessile, oblong, bipinnate of light green color divided into thin laciniae. The flowers are gathered in flower heads with conical and hollow receptacle. The external ones have a white ligule, the internal ones are tubular with a yellow corolla. The flower heads with a diameter of 1–2 cm, are gathered in corymbose tops. The fruit is an achene about 1 mm long, light in color, devoid of pappus.

It takes almost a ton of flowers to obtain two kilograms of this precious and delicate oil, the intense blue color that characterizes it is due to the high percentage of azulene, an active ingredient with a powerful anti-inflammatory and soothing action. -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_


Properties and benefits

Relaxing, if inhaled it is an excellent sedative able to help angry and impulsive people not to overreact with respect to the context. Promotesinner balance; it helps to process both physical and psychic experiences. On an emotional level it is indicated in case ofstress,agitation,headache,insomnia, for attacks ofpanicand the crises ofanxietyAndsleep disorderssome children.Antispasmodic, to relax tense muscles, due to nervousness,

irritable bowel, spasms, colitis and gas colic of newborns. Gives benefit to themenstrual crampsand for disorders of themenopause. Although chamomile essential oil is aantibacterial,antiseptic,disinfectantAndpesticide, its use is mostly due to its ownanti-inflammatory properties.  

Soothing, onskinit has a deep anti-inflammatory and calming action, especially if very sensitive, dry and reddened. It is effectively used on iskin rashes, herpes, eczema and gingivitis, dermatitis, psoriasis and mycosis. Relievessunburn, sunburn, burns and local burns. Chamomile essential oil protects against external aggressions, reduces redness and inflammation, even on mucosal tissues, therefore it is recommended in case of vaginitis, itching and moles.genital disordersdata from menopause . 

How to use


Diffusion: A drop of chamomile essential oil, for each square meter of the environment in which it spreads,   in the presence of emotional disturbances caused by stress, headache, nervous tension.

Chamomile essential oil is considered one of the most powerful anti-inflammatories even for rheumatic and muscle pain. In this case you can add 10 drops to 100ml of arnica oil and massage the affected areas.

Topical use: Apply neat or dilute with 1: 1 dōTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil

Internal use: 2 drops of chamomile oil twice a day (or as needed) in a teaspoon of honey in case of colitis and menstrual pain, or take in capsules.


Baby massage:it can be used for teething problems and in the bathroom to relax in case of irritability. In the presence of gas colic or nervousness, massage the tummy with a drop of essence diluted in a tablespoon of almond oil to eliminate intestinal gas.

Sensitive skin cream:pour 5 drops in 50ml of face cream and apply every evening to protect the skin from external aggressions, reduce redness and inflammation of the skin affected by couperose.

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WARNINGS   Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or have a health problem, consult your doctor. Avoid contact with the eyes, the inside of the ears and sensitive areas.

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