German Chamomile Essential Oil
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German Chamomile essential oil has some solid research behind it. Over the years, it has often been used for a variety of ailments and conditions.
The Uses of German Chamomile Essential Oil:
There are two different varieties of chamomile you may come across:
- Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile or Anthemis nobilis)
- German chamomile (Matricaria recutita or Chamomilla recutita)
The two plants are slightly different in appearance. In addition, the chemical composition of their active ingredients differs slightly. Research has been done on both strains. The active ingredient most researched is chamazulene, and it’s higher in German chamomile.
When Should You Use German Chamomile Essential Oil?
A 2018 study assessed the effect of topically applied diluted chamomile oil on bowel activity after a cesarean delivery. Researchers found that patients who had chamomile oil applied to their abdomen got their appetite back more quickly and also passed gas sooner than patients who didn’t use chamomile oil.
For Anxiety Relief:
A 2017 study assessed the short-term treatment of generalized anxiety using chamomile extract. Researchers found that after eight weeks, 58.1 percent of participants reported a reduction of their anxiety symptoms..
For Pain Relief:
A 2015 study investigated the effectiveness of applying diluted chamomile essential oil to the skin for the treatment of osteoarthritis. The participants were asked to apply the oil three times a day for three weeks.
Example of German Chamomile Essential Oil Usages:
- Diffusion. A diffuser allows the scent of evaporated essential oils to spread through a room. When diffusing chamomile oil be sure to follow the specific directions that come with your diffuser.
- Spray. To use chamomile oil in a spray, dilute 10 to 15 drops of chamomile oil in each ounce of water. Add to a glass spray bottle and shake well before using. Do not use a plastic spray bottle as the oil will break down the plastic over time.