Natural care and wellness in your home with chamomile
Chamomile oil for skin:
Recipe: Keep dried or self-grown chamomile flowers in vegetable oil (cold pressed) for several weeks. You can use olive oil, jojoba oil and almond oil. After a few weeks, filter the preparation – your self-produced skin oil is ready for use.
It is recommended for irritated, irritated and dry skin, and stressed skin. It stimulates tissue regeneration, relieves itching and heals wounds.
Apply oil (if necessary) directly to affected skin areas or massage to moist skin (after showering).
Recipe: Use self-made chamomile oil for the base. Mix with a consistency agent (cocoa powder or beeswax).
Chamomile homemade oil soothes and protects the skin, while at low temperatures it can be used as a warming balm.
Apply to dry skin or skin exposed to low temperatures (cold).
Chamomile oil for baby massage
It is prepared as chamomile oil. It has a calming effect on the stomach. Massage gently onto the abdomen area.
Steam bath for face
Recipe: Water one to two cups of chamomile flowers with boiled water. Leave the lid on for 15 minutes. Add another liter of water.
This bath opens pores, stimulates circulation, disinfects and has antibacterial properties. It is good for sinusitis, flu and colds, combed nose and cough. It has a drying effect and is used on face with acne, pimples, blackheads and unclean skin.
Keep your head above the pot containing the liquid (as with inhalations). Cover your head with a towel. Breathe deeply and sigh.
Recipe: Pour one or two cups of chamomile flowers over boiled water. Let stand for 15 minutes.
It soothes and gently acts on irritated and unclean skin. Add the bath additive to the bath water. Use a filter to keep the flowers from floating on the water.
Chamomile face tonic
Recipe: Take a sip of chamomile tea. Refreshes and cleanses the skin. In the evening, chamomile chamomile tea with a piece of cotton wool or a pad.
2019 year-by-year camomile
Chamomile plant was proclaimed the Plant of the Year in 2019 by the Aromatic Care Association and trained aroma practitioners. Chamomile is used as a steam bath, oil wraps or body oil in aroma therapy. The so-called Blue Chamomile is used for the body (inflamed skin, skin care or for some skin problem). Hamazulene can be found in the essential oil. Blue is produced by distilling water vapor into the essential oil. The so-called Roman Chamomile relieves cramps. It contains components that alleviate digestive problems and have a positive effect on the human psyche.
Sources: http://www.aromapraktiker.eu http://www.aromaspecials.at
Chamomile hydrolate can be purchased at all herbal pharmacies or bio shops. The duration is up to a year and a half. You can use it for a variety of purposes: facial tonic, throat rinsing or sauna supplement.