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Cape Camomile Essential Oil

Eriocephalus punctulatus
An excellent anti-inflammatory for the skin. Calming and restful for the senses
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Cape Camomile Eriocephalus punctulatus (1346 – 1ml) (also known as Wild Rosemary, Cape Chamomile)

Cape Camomile contains significant amounts of azulene, a known anti-inflammatory agent. However the amount of this – and the resulting colour – varies with the proportion of the flowers used by the distiller, which in turn depends on the harvest. The more flowers, the paler the colour, but it still has strong anti-inflammatory properties. The aroma is incredibly and beautifully sweet, with a hint of boiled sweets. It is very good for skin care, for stress, and will settle you down if you are over-stimulated. High in monoterpenes and esters. This oil will vary a lot from batch to batch depending on climate and soil conditions, etc, and the colour will vary from greenish to blueish depending on the proportion of flowers in the distillation.

More general information about Camomile
Please see Camomile Essential Oils.

See also
How to Use Essential Oils, and Safe Use of Essential Oils.

This is a pure therapeutic-quality aromatherapy essential oil produced using wild-crafted plants and traditional methods from South Africa, and is obtained from the Blossom/Plant.

About Cape Camomile

Technical Documents
  • Botanical name: Eriocephalus punctulatus
  • Plant family: Asteraceae
  • Also known as: Cape Chamomile, Wild Rosemary
  • Production: Distilled
  • Cultivation: Wild-crafted
  • Country of origin: South Africa
  • Part of plant: Blossom/Plant
  • Major compounds: Isobutyl 2-Methylbutanoate, Isobutyl Isobutanoate, 2-Methyl 2-Methylbutylbutanoate
  • Item no: 1346

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