German Chamomile Essential Oil can help with painful conditions like arthritis, muscle pain, neuralgia, rheumatism, sprains, menstruation & the symptoms of menopause.
Antibacterial and anti-fungal properties work well against Candida. Its antihistamine properties help to prevent asthma attacks and treat allergies.
It can assist your digestive system eliminate intestinal worms, reduce gas, nausea, colic, indigestion & acid reflux.
It relieves insomnia, stress, nervous tension, headache and insomnia, and can calm tantrums and anger.
Lets start with some basic information; a brief description of where the oil comes from, what it contains and how it is obtained. The following information is provided by Bill Fifield in his book "Integrated Guide to Essential Oils & Aromatherapy".
This is a book that I highly recommend by the way.
Most people prefer the smell of Roman Chamomile Essential Oil but German Chamomile does have a beautiful sweet herbal chamomile aroma as well.
If you are looking for a strong anti-inflammatory oil, your best bet would be to go with German Chamomile,
If great emotional applications are what you want, you should choose Roman Chamomile.
In either case, both oils have wonderful attributes and I suggest you look at them all before you make your final choice.
Check out Roman Chamomile (Opens a new window for comparison)
German Chamomile Essential Oil can be used effectively against digestive system upsets like acid reflux as well as to reduce gas.
Combine German Chamomile and a carrier oil like coconut oil at a 50:50 ratio and:
You can also diffuse 20 drops into your living space.
note: For immediate results, take a teaspoon of undiluted white vinegar. You will be surprised at how well this works and how fast.
German Chamomile Essential Oil can be used both internally and topical to treat allergies.
Apply undiluted to areas of concern such as insect bites, rashes, scalp inflammation, dermatitis and eczema.
Using German Chamomile Essential Oil has antihistamine properties and is one of the best ways to prevent asthma attacks.
German Chamomile Essential Oil can be applied externally for arthritis, inflamed joints, muscle pain, neuralgia, rheumatism, and sprains.
Mix with a carrier oil or lotion at a 50:50 concentration and massage the painful area.
German Chamomile Essential Oil has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties which work well against Candida.
If you are suffering from a yeast fungus in the vaginal area try having a daily sitz bath until the condition improves. Add one drop of German Chamomile and 2 drops of Tea Tree Oil in a gallon of warm water. This should help with the itching.
For infections in your mouth or throat try licking a drop off the back of your hand and mixing it with saliva to slowly deliver it to the area of concern.
This also works well in cases of strep throat and other fungal infections.
If warranted, apply one drop undiluted directly where needed.
In cases of fever put 10-15 drops of German Chamomile Essential Oil in a cup of Epsom Salts and use it in a warm (not hot) bath.
Consumption will also help eliminate intestinal worms.
Diffuse 20 drops each day.
German Chamomile Essential Oil has been used for many nervous conditions and stress-related illnesses. Diffuse 20 drops during the day as well as in the bedroom at night.
It is gentle enough so children can inhale the oil to calm tantrums and anger.
Put a few drops on a cotton ball or on a handkerchief and pin it to their pajama collar or place it in their pillow case.
German Chamomile Essential Oil can be used to fight a headache or migraine as well as nervous tension and stress
Apply undiluted to your face, back of neck and temples.
Diffuse 20 drops.
German Chamomile Essential Oil applied directly to your wound will reduce inflammation and assist with the healing.
German Chamomile Essential Oil has antibacterial and antifungal properties.
For infections in the mouth like strep throat, put a drop on the back of your hand and lick it off. Mix with your saliva and swirl it around the problem areas before gradually swallowing it.
You can also apply a drop directly to small areas.
German Chamomile Essential Oil can help reduce inflammation wherever it is found both internally and externally.
For small areas you can apply undiluted but for larger areas it is recommended that you mix 50:50 with a carrier oil before application.
Diffuse 20 drops of German Chamomile Essential Oil and also apply topically to your face, temples and the back of your neck at bed time to assist with insomnia and stress.
German Chamomile Essential Oil can assist with toothache and teething pain.
You can dab it directly to the gum of the painful tooth or put a drop on the back of your hand and lick it off. Mix with your saliva and swirl it around the problem areas before gradually swallowing it.
German Chamomile Essential Oil can help with conditions such as nausea, colic, indigestion and gas.
Massage your lower abdomen with a 50:50 mixture of oil and a carrier oil such as coconut or Jojoba oil.
German Chamomile Essential Oil can be used for painful conditions such as:
Massage the area of concern with German Chamomile and a carrier oil in a 50:50 blend.
German Chamomile Essential Oil is mild enough to use on sensitive skin. Mix 20 drops with an 8 oz. container of lotion or cream. (1 drop for a single application)
If you are not sensitive, you can apply German Chamomile undiluted, directly on your skin. For large areas add some carrier oil in a 50:50 concentration.
You can use German Chamomile for many skin conditions like:
German Chamomile Essential Oil has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties and can be used against infections such as candida and strep throat.
Consume a 50:50 concentration of German Chamomile and a carrier oil in a gelatin capsule 3 times a day with food.
Put a drop on the back of your hand and lick it off, or apply using a teaspoon. Keep your mouth closed and mix the oil with your saliva. Swirl mixture around your mouth and gradually let it slide down you throat.
If the problem area is easily accessible you can put the drop directly on the spot.
German Chamomile Essential Oil can assist with stress, nervous tension, headache and insomnia.
Apply a couple drops undiluted directly on the back of your neck, your face and your temples.
Diffuse 20 drops into the room.
German Chamomile Essential Oil can help cleanse your liver and assist with the release of toxins through your perspiration.
Take a hot bath with 10-15 drops in a cup of Epson Salts.
German Chamomile Essential Oil can help ease the pain of menstruation as well as the symptoms of menopause.
Massage a few drops on the soles of your feet at bed time.
You can also massage this mixture over your stomach and abdomen area twice a day.
note: If you are pregnant you should not use Chamomile oil. See the "Caution" box at the top of this page.
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