Chamomile grows close to the ground, has gray-green leaves, flowers that resemble a daisy, and smells like apple. Chamomile has been used as an herbal remedy since ancient times. The word “chamomile” is derived from the Greek words “khamai,” meaning on the ground, and “melon,” meaning apple—likely because of its distinct fruity aroma. Roman Chamomile is a low-growing plant with parsley-like leaves and daisy-like flowers.
Chamomile oil is obtained from the white and yellow flowers of this flowering plant, Chamomile. To produce the oil, flowers are crushed and subjected to the process of steam distillation. Chamomile has a rich and pleasing aroma and has sedative properties. The inhalation of this aroma provides relief, makes you calm and peaceful and stimulates your mood. This is useful to treat depression, anxiety and stress. It pacifies your anger and irritation and puts you in a better, more peaceful, mood.
Chamomile oil is widely used for aromatherapy sessions. It provides emotional, physical and psychological well-being. The sweet, pleasing, and fruity odor of the chamomile oil refreshes, renews and instantly relaxes the mind. It is a quick remedy for headache, migraine and depression. Try chamomile tea as an extra boost to your well being.
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