Chamomile German Organic Essential Oil

Chamomile German Organic Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Matricaria chamomilla L.

Botanical Family: Asteracaea

Main Constituents:
E-b-Farnesene: 52.91%
E,E-a-Farnesene: 8.99%
Germacrene D: 3.07%
a-Bisabolol oxide B: 2.56%

Plant Part: Flowers

Origin: Nepal

Cultivation Method: USDA Certified Organic

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Approximate Shelf Life: 2 - 3 years

Aromatic Scent: A strong middle-base note.  Warm, Woody, Herbaceous, and Bittersweet.  Has no scent of apples found in some Chamomile oil.

Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Patchouli, Tea Tree, and Ylang-Ylang.


Analgesic, Anti-allergenic, Anti-bacterial, Anti-fungal, Anti-histaminic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-septic, Anti-spasmodic, Anti-viral, Carminative, Cicatrisant, CNS Sedative, CNS tonic, Cooling, Emmenagogic, Tonic, Wound Healing


See our General Safety Guidelines for recommended usage.

This oil is safe for children.

Add a maximum of 4 drops (0.2mL) to 5 mL of carrier oil (or 4%) for topical applications.

Can be used topically to:

  • Relieve pain and inflammation
  • Ease stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Reduce discomfort from Rheumatism and arthritis
  • Assist healing of wounds and scars
  • Reduce muscle spasms
  • Reduce symptoms of PMS
  • Ease labor pain
  • Keep bacteria, fungus and viruses at bay
  • Nourish skin
  • Treat skin problems, especially among children, such as:
    • Boils
    • Blisters
    • Rashes
    • Eczema
    • Psoriasis
    • Skin allergies
    • Dermatitis
    • Sensitive skin

Can be diffused or inhaled to:

  • Ease stress, anxiety and depression
  • Reduce symptoms of PMS
  • Purify the air

German Chamomile supports the 4th and 5th chakras.


Tisserand & Young have shown that German Chamomile oil is contraindicated orally with drugs metabolized by enzymes CYP1A2, CYP2C9 or CYP3A4.  It is contraindicated through all routes with drugs metabolized by enzyme CYP2D6.  German Chamomile is otherwise non-irritating and non-sensitizing. [1]

Below are some of the known drug interactions for German Chamomile.  Check with your healthcare provider before using Chamomile essential oil if you are currently taking prescription medication.

Moderate interaction:

  • Contraceptive drugs
  • Estrogens
  • Drugs metabolized by the liver such as Mevacor, Nizoral, Sporanox, Allegra, Halcion and many more.
  • Sedative medications (Benzodiazepines) such as Xanax, Klonopin, Valium, Ativan, Versed, Restoril, Halcion and others.
  • Sedative medications (CNS depressants) such as Nembutal, Luminal, Seconal, fentanyl (Duragesic, Sublimaze), Ambien and others.
  • Tamoxifen (Nolvadex)
  • Warfarin (Coumadin)

Minor interaction:

  • Medications changed by the liver such as Elavil, Haldol, Zofran, Inderal, theophylline (Theo-Dur, others), verapamil (Clanan, Isoptin, others) and many more.

Chamomile oil is prone to oxidation, store in the refrigerator to extend shelf life.

This oil has GRAS status.  (Generally regarded as safe)

We do not recommend topical use in concentrations above 4%.

This oil should not be taken in oral doses.

This oil is safe for children.


  1. Tisserand & Young Essential Oil Safety, 2ndEdition Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. Edinburg 2014 

Extreme overuse of essential oils can be very dangerous, and even fatal in rare cases(ingestion by children).  Always follow our General Safety Guidelines and dilute your oils.  Some people may have adverse or allergic reactions.  Do not ingest essential oil.  Avoid contact with eyes and sensitive areas.  Keep out of reach of children.  

All of our oils are of USDA certified organic origin, 100% natural, non-GMO, and Cruelty-Free, unless otherwise stated.  Any inquiries can be sent to