Chamomile German Blue Organic Essential Oil


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Other Names
Camomile and Scented Mayweed
Farming Method
Certified Organic
Plant Part
Country of Origin
Application Method
Diffusion, Inhalation, and Topical
Scientific Name
Matricaria chamomilla
Extraction Method
Steam Distilled

About the Plant:

All the varieties of Chamomile are similar plants, but they have different chemical compositions and therapeutic effects.

The scent of German Blue Chamomile Essential Oil is heavier, spicier and earthier than that of Roman Chamomile. The oil is also thick and inky blue in contrast to Roman Chamomile, which is lemon-colored and thin.

Both plants are short, with daisy-like blossoms on single stems, although Roman Chamomile only grows a few inches from the ground, while German Blue Chamomile can reach up to 2 feet in height.

You can also distinguish Roman Chamomile from German Blue Chamomile by snipping the cone of the blossom. If it is hollow, it is Roman Chamomile. If the cone is solid, it is German Blue Chamomile.

Where it Grows: 

Certified Organic German Blue Chamomile is native to Europe and Asia. Amrita® Aromatherapy is proud to have Certified Organic German Blue Chamomile from Egypt.

Traditional Uses and Lore: 

Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans loved Chamomile. The Egyptians dedicated the daisy-like flowering plant to their sun god, Ra. The Greeks gave Chamomile its name by combining two Greek words, “chamos” and “melos,” meaning “ground” and “apple” respectively. 

In England, it was popular to grow Chamomile as an aromatic and cushiony alternative to grass that can be mowed completely flat. To this day, Buckingham Palace continues to maintain an all-Chamomile lawn, which dates back to the reign of King George V. Since the Middle Ages, Chamomile has been grown on stone garden benches, creating a softly padded and fragrant seat.

It remains unknown which varieties of Chamomile were used by which cultures in ancient times. All types of Chamomile look similar and have benefits in common. Today we know that there are several distinct varieties of Chamomile, with different scents and sometimes very different therapeutic properties.

Chamomile tea, a kitchen cupboard staple, is made from German Chamomile, and the deceptively mild-smelling herb gives fast-acting relief to children with temper tantrums (and their parents.) German Chamomile is also the preferred type of Chamomile for use in skin and hair care products.

  • USDA Certified Organic
  • Relieves Discomfort
  • Calms Nerves
  • Soothes Skin

German Blue Chamomile Organic Essential Oil has the gentle strength of a loving grandmother. It is calming to both upset stomachs and upset emotions. Soothing and anti-inflammatory, it makes the skin glow and the hair shine.

Topical Application (for use on the skin):

  • Overall Topical Application: Dilute up to 2% in Jojoba or Hazelnut Carrier Oil (10 drops per tablespoon of carrier oil) for the following and apply to affected areas:
    • Musculoskeletal System:
      • Menstrual Pain
      • Muscle Cramps
      • Bursitis / Sciatica
      • Reduce Inflammation
    • Integumentary (Skin) System:
      • Psoriasis / Eczema
      • Rashes / Boils
      • Chickenpox Symptoms
      • Dermatitis
    • Issues with Children:
      • Teething Children: Apply gently to cheeks.
      • Colicky Babies: Apply gently to abdomen.
    • Other Important Areas:
      • Acute Asthma Attacks
      • Appetite Loss
  • Note: for Skin Abrasions or Inflammation
    • Make a skin rinse by adding a few drops to a sink full of water and use this water to cleanse the skin.

Diffusion / Inhalation (add a few drops to a nebulizer or nasal inhaler):

  • Musculoskeletal System:
    • Hay Fever
    • Allergies
  • Nervous System:
    • Aggression
    • Anxiety


Blends Well With:



Safety Precautions:

  • Certified Organic German Blue Chamomile Essential Oil is one of the mildest oils available in aromatherapy.
  • It is safe to use during pregnancy and even with babies (please use it sparingly).
  • However, it has caused contact dermatitis in a small number of individuals.
  • If using on very sensitive skin, try it properly diluted on a small spot first.

General Safety Precautions:

  • Use essential oils only in diluted form on the skin and never internally.
  • Always be careful when using essential oils with children.
  • Give them only low doses, or better, consult a qualified aromatherapy expert before using.
  • Use essential oils with care and only under the proper guidance of an expert while pregnant or if you have liver damage, epilepsy, cancer, or other serious health problems.

German Blue Chamomile is a thick, intensely blue, spicy-scented essential oil, and is the most widely used variety of Chamomile. Beauty products infused with German Blue Chamomile become soothing, anti-inflammatory skin treatments.

While Roman Chamomile is generally preferred for its antispasmodic effects, German Blue Chamomile is the preferred essential oil for anti-inflammatory effects. However, its most valued therapeutic benefits (anti-inflammatory, muscle-relaxing, and skincare) are only present if the batch of oil has the correct chemical composition.

The following is a list of conditions which German Blue Chamomile addresses by category:

  • Musculoskeletal System:
    • Gout
    • Bursitis
    • Back Pain
    • Muscle Soreness
    • Arthritis / Rheumatism
    • Muscle Spasms, Sprains, and Cramps
    • Neuralgia
    • Reduce Inflammation
    • Sciatica
  • Integumentary (Skin) System:
    • Bruises / Burns
    • Cuts and Wounds
    • Psoriasis / Eczema
    • Rashes / Boils
    • Chickenpox
    • Dermatitis / Acne
    • Allergic Reactions
    • Insect Bites
    • Toothache / Teething Pain
  • Digestive System:
    • Dyspepsia
    • Colic
    • Indigestion
    • Nausea
  • Reproductive System:
    • Menstrual Difficulty
    • Menstrual Irregularity
    • PMS
  • Nervous System:
    • Anger / Frustration
    • Anxiety / Panic
    • Irritability
    • Migraine
    • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
    • Restlessness
    • Stress
  • Genito-Urinary System:
    • Infections of the Urinary Tract
    • Infections of the Bladder
  • Respiratory System:
    • Hay Fever
    • Allergies

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