Roman chamomile is a clear, yellow or soft blue oil with a fruity, sweet, warm scent. Like its cousin, german chamomile, it too is produced by steam distillation of its flowers.
With a long-lasting sweet undertone that is relaxing and nurturing.
Roman chamomile is considered a very soothing oil and helps ease depression, anxiety, stress, worry, and helps calm an overactive mind. It is great to use in a bath before bed to help relax the mind and body and bring on sleep.
Roman chamomile is a good choice for menstrual cramps and tension. It is also used to decrease inflammation especially of the skin, such as with eczema, psoriasis, boils, cold sores and sunburn. Roman chamomile may also decrease the pain associated with arthritis, sprains, inflamed joints, headaches, and stings.