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Chamomile oil is extracted from the flowers of the Chamomile plant, which is very popular as a flowering plant. It is the nitrogenous compound in this oil responsible for giving the oil its characteristic deep blue color. There are two types of Chamomile, the Roman Chamomile and the German Chamomile, while Roman Chamomile oil is more calming and works as a better emenagogue, German Chamomile oil is a very powerful anti-inflammatory agent due to the presence of a compound called Azulene. There are many medicinal properties of Chamomile Oil as described below.


Chamomile Essential Oil has many health benefits.


  1. Sudorific and Febrifuge

As a sudorific, both varieties of chamomile oil induce profuse perspiration, which helps to remove toxins and agents that cause infections while simultaneously cooling down the body and effectively providing relief from fever, thus serving as a Febrifuge.


Tulsi also acts as febrifuge when consumed in powdered form.


  1. Antiseptic, Antibiotic, Disinfectant, Bactericidal & Vermifuge

Both varieties have very good antiseptic and antibiotic properties, which do not let biotic infections develop, which are those infections due to biotic factors such as bacteria and fungi. They also eliminate infections that are already present. These are good vermifuge agents as well, which kill all sorts of intestinal worms. If applied to the hair, it kills lice and mites, keeping the hair and scalp free from infections and damage.


Chamomile infused After Bath Oil helps to keep the body clean and free of infections.


  1. Stimulant and Antidepressant

Both varieties have been seen to be very effective in fighting depression and for raising spirits. They eliminate feelings of sadness, depression, disappointment, and sluggishness while inducing a sort of happy or charged feeling. Even smelling these oils can help a lot in overcoming depression and bringing about a good mood.


Unwind yourself with a soothing cup of Chamomile tea which brings a peace and relaxation.

  1. Anti-inflammatory and Sedative

 While Roman Chamomile is found to be effective in calming down annoyance, anger and irritation, particularly in small children. The German variety, on the other hand, is found to be more effective on adults for curing inflammation, particularly when it is located in the digestive or urinary system. They also reduce blood pressure and curb the swelling of blood vessels.


Chamomile Massage Oil is known to have anti inflammatory effect on the body.


  1. Stomachic, Digestive, Hepatic, and Cholagogue

Being a stomachic, they tone up the stomach and ensure its proper function. They also promote the secretion of digestive juices into the stomach and facilitate digestion. Being Hepatic, which means being good for the liver, they ensure good health of the liver and the proper flow of bile from it. They are also considered Cholagogues, meaning that they increase the secretion of Hydrochloric Acid, bile and enzymes in the stomach, thereby promoting digestion.


Triphala is an effective bowel cleanser that combines the goodness of Indian Gooseberry, Belleric Myrobalan and Chebulic Myrobalan.


  1. Antirheumatic & Antiphlogistic

They cure dysfunctions of the circulatory system, stimulate circulation and detoxify the blood from toxins like uric acid, thereby helping to cure ailments like rheumatism and arthritis, which are caused due to improper circulation and accumulation of uric acid. These abilities classify them as good antiphlogistics, any agent which reduces swelling and edema.


Herbal Oil are helpful in arthritis, back pain, rheumatic disorders, neck pain and osteoporosis.


  1. Cicatrisant & Vulnerary

They are very popular in the world of cosmetics, since they diminish the scars, marks and spots on the skin and on the face, making them a cicatrisant. They both also protect wounds, cuts and bruises from becoming infected, therefore also serving as a vulnerary.


Chamomile Body Butter helps to moisturize as well as diminish the scars.


  1. Carminative

They are very good at expelling gas from the intestines and stomach while also curbing additional gas formation. This also helps to relax the body and lower blood pressure. What is even more important is that the effect of the oil also eliminates the more serious risks of excess gas, such as the trapping of gas in the windpipe, which can even be fatal.


Chamomile Tea helps to get rid of gas in the stomach and relax it.


You can find a surprising number of health benefits in essential oils; chamomile oil is one of the best ways to improve your overall health.



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