The health benefits of chamomile essential oil can be attributed to its properties anti spasmodic, anti septic, anti biotic, anti depressant, anti neuralgic, anti phlogistic, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, emenagogue, analgesic, febrifuge, hepatic, sedative, nervine, digestive, tonic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, sudorific, stomachic, anti inflammatory, anti infectious, vermifuge, vulnerary, etc.
Chamomile has a very deep calming effect emotionally and mentally and is good for insommnia. As an analgesic, it is good for dull and aching pains. Chamomile essential oil is effective in aromatherapy massage for muscular pain and inflamed joints. It can be used in hot compresses on boils, infected cuts and splinters and in cold compresses for sprains and swollen joints If suffering from urinary infections, such as cystitus, then massages and/or compresses to the lower abdomen and drinking lots of chamomile tea could help.A valuable oil for sensitive, red or dry skin. Its soothing and purifying properties make it a good remedy for acne, eczema and dry, itchy, flaky skin conditions. It should not be used neat on the skin, but in baths, aromatic waters, creams and lotions.