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CHAMOMILE OIL, ROMAN


CHAMOMILE OIL, ROMAN

Anthemis nobilis syn Chamaemelum nobile

REFERENCES

CAS Number: 8015-92-7 ; 84649-86-5

FEMA Number: 2275

EINECS Number: 283-467-5

Paras Code: PEO1041

PART USED Flowers

COMMON NAMES English Chamomile, Roman Chamomile, Garden Chamomile

EXTRACTION METHOD Steam Distillation

ORIGIN USA

NOTE CLASSIFICATION Middle Note

INTRODUCTION

Apple scented chamomile, a perennial plant of the composite family, is one of the daintiest of herbs. A low growing type known as Roman Chamomile can be grown as an effective ground cover to form a green and white daisy flowered lawn.

It is said that the Ancient Egyptians used chamomile as a cure for ague. Its use was widespread in Middle Ages, not only in Southern Europe, where it originates, but throughout Northern Europe too. It is mentioned as a medicinal herb in both John Gerardu's and Nicholas Culpeperu's herbals.

The plant may grow to a height of 30 cm. It has shallow fibrous root and green, hairy branching stem. The leaves are finely cut and feathery, and the flowers which come in summer; are creamy white with yellow conical centers.

ODOUR PROFILE

Sweet, fruity, warm, herbaceous odour.

PHYSICAL APPEARANCE

Colorless to bluish-yellow clear liquid.

Documents

Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

EU Allergens Declaration