Chamomile, Blue Essential Oil
Latin Name: Matricaria recutita
Part of plant: Flowers
Chemical Componants: bisabolone oxide, β-farnesene, chamazulene, α-bisabolol
Aroma Character: intensely sweet, herbaceous with fruity undertones
German Chamomile is an annual herb with delicate feathery leaves and simple, daisy-like white and yellow flowers on single stems. The viscous, inky-blue essential oil is steam-distilled from the flower heads.
German Chamomile has an intense odour that some people find overwhelming until it is diluted. The fragrance has a strong, sweet green herbal top notes with an almost fruity but slightly bitter undertone.