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CHAMOMILE OIL, BLUE


CHAMOMILE OIL, BLUE

Matricaria recutita syn M. chamomilla

REFERENCES

CAS Number: 8002-66-2 ; 84082-60-0

FEMA Number: 2273

EINECS Number: 282-006-5

Paras Code: PEO1040

PART USED Flowers

COMMON NAMES German Chamomile, Wild Chamomile, Italian Camomilla, Glue-babuna

EXTRACTION METHOD Steam Distillation

ORIGIN India

NOTE CLASSIFICATION Middle Note

INTRODUCTION

Chamomila Recutita (Family: Astreraceae ) is a native to Europe and temperate Asia and is introduced in temperature regions of India for cultivation. It often grows near roads, around landfills and in cultivated fields as a weed, because the seeds require open soil to survive. It is small herbaceous annual plant growing to a height of 60-90 cm. its flowers are in demand in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries that led to great interest in cultivation of this plant to produce sufficient quantity of raw material for bridging the gap between demand and supply.

ODOUR PROFILE

Herbaceous, sweet-warm, straw-like odour

PHYSICAL APPEARANCE

Dark blue colored liquid

APPLICATIONS

Chamomile flower are used as such in many medicinal preparations such as chamomile tea, shampoos and toiletries, etc. It is also prescribed in debility, flatulence, colic, hysteria and intermittent fevers. A warm and strong infusion acts as mild tonic and febrifuge. The essential oil possess anti-bacterial and fugicidal properties. Ethanolic extract of chamomile is known to inhibit the growth of polio virus and shows anti-heptic effect.

Documents

Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

EU Allergens Declaration