If you are feeling too lazy to make one cup chamomile tea and sip to unwind yourself, just grab chamomile oil, add 2 to 3 drops to a clean piece of cloth and whiff—you will find your stress vanishing in no time.
Just like the tea brewed from chamomile, there are tons of benefits of chamomile oil. No wonder it is a must-include wonder ingredient in your kitchen shelf!
You can pick from two variants of this oil, such as Roman and German. While the former is popular for its calming effect with emmenagogue properties, the latter serves as an effective natural anti-inflammatory agent.
Plus, both the variants are rich in antiseptic, carminative, analgesic, febrifuge, digestive, sudorific, and vermifuge properties. Below are 9 amazing benefits of Chamomile oil for overall health:
1. Good for acne and eczema
Put an end to the painful conditions of acne with a dab of this oil. Your inflammation and redness vanishes, plus you will be able to enjoy a scar-free skin. Mix it with Evening Primrose oil for handling the inflammations. It is also a sought after natural antidote for eczema like skin conditions.
2. Eases skin rashes and scarring
Mix 3 to 4 drops of Roman chamomile oil with coconut oil and dab it on your skin. This calms any kind of irritation your skin might be experiencing. Along with hydrating and moisturizing your skin, it also adds radiance. It is also known to be effective in healing sun burns. Add a few drops to you bath or do a cold compress with this oil infused water for quicker healing.
3. Makes skin young, moisturized and blemish-free
Get rid of those crow’s feet and dark circles hampering the beauty of your eyes with the regular application of this essential oil. It eases the blemishes and evens the skin tone. It has skin repairing, regenerating, and strengthening properties, which in turn keeps your skin young and refreshing.
4. Enriches your hair color and radiance
Rinse the hair with a gentle dab of chamomile oil to brighten up the blonde hair instantly. Add a few drops to your henna mixture and apply it for accentuating those natural highlights. A few drops can be applied on to towel dried hair to give your hair a lovely shine.
5. Natural anti-dandruff agent
Chamomile is an effective natural solution for hair lice and dandruff. In addition, it also soothes the irritated scalp. It hydrates the scalp, thus eases the associated irritation and itching.
6. Moisturizes and softens hair
Known for its nerve soothing properties, chamomile oil easily qualifies as wonderful oil to nourish the hair and scalp. It is effective on dry and brittle hair. It retains the moisture level and strengthens the hair from within, leaving behind soft and strong tresses.
7. Natural antidepressant
The mesmerizingly sweet aroma of this oil calms you down and helps you relax. It lifts your mood and leaves you rejuvenated. Known for its tranquilizing and sedating properties, the Roman variant has been used during pre-natal massages to help the expecting mother relax. When used with lemon grass oil, the nerve soothing properties help in calming down the hyperactive children.
8. Antidote for stomach disorders
This oil is known to have a positive impact on assorted stomach disorders, including gastrointestinal issues, diarrhea, constipation, and even gallstones. It improves the digestive powers and relieves the gas accumulated in the abdomen. It is a good cure for bloating. Its antiseptic properties allow the oil to inhibit the growth of harmful microorganisms in the gut, keeping you safe from various gastrointestinal disorders.
9. Good for central nervous system
Conditioning the central nervous system, it maintains the health of the CNS. It helps the CNS to work efficiently and prevent uninvited health conditions.
The more you understand yourself, the more silence there is, the healthier you are. —Maxime Lagacé