German chamomile - Essential oil
German chamomile - Essential Oil
Size: 5 ml
German chamomile or matricaria provides a chamazulene-rich essential oil that is much more colorful than its cousin romaine.1 Well-appreciated for lightening blond hair, it undoubtedly gains more recognition for its remarkable qualities. It is often used as a mild sedative and digestive aid and is antibacterial and fungicidal in action.2
Recipes & Impressions - Yours
Michèle L.: "I added 15 drops of Chamomile matricaria in the Soyeuse, perfect for a serum for white and gray hair. I can apply it at night and wash my hair in the morning or just put some on before shampooing in the morning for 15 minutes."
Marie-Josée N.: "The Soyeuse before and after 2 shampoos, one natural and one with ayurvedic! Sometimes two shampoos with natural and I add chamomile essential oil for my white hair."
Marie-Claude D.: "I put a few drops of Chamomile matricaria in my hand before shampooing to remove yellowing of my white hair."
Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, soothing, calming, digestive, fungicide, estrogen-like, sedative.
Olfaction, Bath, Skin application, Oral use.
My botanical name: Matricaria recutita
My family: Asteraceae
My color: Green to Blue
My odor: Herbaceous, honeyed
Synergy: Tea tree, Lavender, Geranium, Myrrh
Before using any product containing essential oils, please check and follow the precautions, warnings and contraindications.
Before using an essential oil, if in doubt, here is a tolerance test that allows you to check your sensitivity to essential oils. Simply place 3 drops of the essential oil mixture in the hollow of the elbow or wrist and wait a few minutes for a topical reaction, or up to 48 hours for an allergic reaction. Caution: do not use essential oils that are said to be dermocaustic or phototoxic, as they may cause burns on the skin.
Do not apply them pure on the skin or on the mucous membranes.
Avoid any contact with the eyes.
Respect the recommended doses.
Keep out of reach of children.
Note: the properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference books or websites in aromatherapy. They are regularly found there and for many confirmed by observations in scientific environment. However, this information is given for information purposes only, and in no way constitutes medical information, nor does it engage our responsibility. For any use in a therapeutic purpose, consult a health professional.
Notice: although natural, essential oils are active products that require responsible handling. In no case will Maison Jacynthe be held responsible for the consequences of an incorrect or careless application of these products or the methods presented.
2. Janmejai K Srivastava, Eswar Shankar et Sanjay Gupta. Chamomile: A herbal medicine of the past with bright future. Mol Med Report. 2010 Nov 1; 3(6): 895–901. doi: 10.3892/mmr.2010.377. PMCID: PMC2995283. NIHMSID: NIHMS250193. PMID: 21132119. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2995283/