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Roman Chamomile Oil

Roman Chamomile Oil

 Anthemis nobilis


While providing a sweet, floral aroma, Roman Chamomile oil is soothing to the skin when applied topically.




Roman Chamomile grows close to the ground, reaching only up to a foot in height. It has gray-green leaves, flowers that resemble a daisy, and smells like apple. The plant has been nicknamed the “plant’s physician” because it has positive effects on plants growing nearby. Ancient Romans used Roman Chamomile oil for courage during war. While the most common use of chamomile is in teas, Roman Chamomile oil can also be found in face creams, drinks, hair dyes, shampoos, and perfumes. Roman Chamomile essential oil is known for its calming effect on the skin, mind, and body.*



  • Add one to two drops to your favorite moisturizer, shampoo, or conditioner to promote youthful-looking skin and hair.
  • Add one to two drops to herbal teas or hot drinks to soothe the body and mind.*
  • Diffuse or apply Roman Chamomile oil to bottoms of feet at bedtime.

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in four fluid ounces of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. See additional percautions below.

This oil is Kosher certified.


Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.


Primary Benefits

  • Internal use may be calming to the body*
  • Soothing to the skin when applied topically
  • When ingested, may help support healthy immune system function*

Aromatic Description

Floral, sweet, herbaceous

Collection Method

Steam Distillation

Plant Part


Main Constituents

4-methylamyl angelate, isobutyl angelate, isoamyl tiglate


Roman Chamomile is first and foremost calming—to the body* and to the emotions. Its scent is gentle, yet potent. Roman Chamomile provides a truly soothing experience for the mind and body* as well as the skin.


Usage Tips:

  • Add a couple drops to your herbal tea to make your own chamomile tea while simultaneously accessing the relaxing internal benefits.*
  • Rub into the feet to help soothe and calm a fussy child before a nap or bedtime.
  • Add a few drops into your favorite skin and hair care products to promote healthy-looking skin and hair with a floral, sweet twist in scent.
  • Diffuse Roman Chamomile, or a blend that includes it, during your bedtime routine to help ease your mind and body as they unwind and prepare for sleep. 

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How Do You Use Roman Chamomile Essential Oil?

Sweet, floral, and herbaceous, the aroma of Roman Chamomile is soothing. Aromatically and topically it is soothing to the skin and emotions. You can apply Roman Chamomile to sensitive skin for its calming and relaxing effects. Isoamyl tiglate—one of the main chemical components of Roman Chamomile essential oil—promotes feelings of relaxation during times of anxiousness or discomfort, especially when used aromatically. You can diffuse it, apply it to pulse points, and inhale it from the hands to aid feelings of serenity and calm.


What Are the Benefits of Roman Chamomile Oil?

It is also soothing to the body systems when taken internally.* This is primarily due to the chemical constituent Isobutyl angelate. Experimental research suggests that it may help soothe the digestive and immune systems, as well as generally provide calming properties throughout the body.*

Human clinical research done with women in postpartum care found that a combination of Roman Chamomile, Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Rose, Grapefruit, Mandarin, and Orange oil in an aroma-sitz bath or soap provided soothing properties. Roman Chamomile is also a part of the ClaryCalm® Monthly Blend for Women.

Where Does Roman Chamomile Essential Oil Come From?

Roman Chamomile essential oil is steam distilled from the flower of the plant. These flowers are daisy-like and smell sweet—almost like apples. There are several varieties of chamomile. The most common use of chamomile is in herbal teas, but it is also used for its fragrance in many perfumes and personal care products. 



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