Have you taken our Ayurvedic Dosha Test yet, in order to identify your skin or hair type? If your results were Vata or Pitta dosha, organic Oil of German Chamomile is a very beneficial ingredient for you. German Chamomile is one of the best known therapeutic ingredients to heal and balance dry, inflamed and irritated skin. While soothing the skin, and relaxing stressed facial muscles, Chamomile also has exceptional regenerative properties. It restores shine and luster to the hair and prevents dandruff.
Therapeutic Benefits of Organic German Chamomile
German Chamomile (or Matricaria chamomilla) belongs to the sunflower family. Steam-distilled Essential Oil of German Chamomile smells sweet, herbaceous and fruity. The flowers or buds of German Chamomile contain concentrated medicinal phytochemicals that soothe and balance dry, inflamed, thinning and irritated skin and also promote healthy hair growth. The phytochemicals in German Chamomile penetrate deep into dermal layers with Terpenoids, Phenolic Compounds, Glucosides, Bisabolol, Farsenol, Azulene, Farnasene and Thujanol.
Organic German Chamomile for Skin
German Chamomile is rich in antioxidants like terpenoids and phenolic compounds like flavonoids (quercetin, apigenin and patuletin). These phytochemicals fight free radicals that cause oxidative stress and protect cells from damage.
German Chamomile is a traditional herbal medicine used to treat wounds, irritation, bruises, burns and sores. The antihistamines in German Chamomile reduce swelling and under eye puffiness.
Dark spots, fine lines and scars can be eliminated with Essential Oil of German Chamomile. It’s skin repairing, strengthening and regenerating properties boost collagen synthesis keeping skin looking young and healthy. Also heals sunburns, and adds a layer of protection from UV damage.
4. Sensitive Skin Conditions – Rosacea & Eczema
The potent vasoconstrictor benefits, anti-inflammatory action and pain-reducing qualities of German Chamomile (due to compounds like Quercetin and Luteolin) reduce redness and Rosacea and Eczema flares. By improving blood flow, the skin is detoxified and produces healthy nutrients to nourish and heal damage.
Did you know? Puraveda Organics SBR Serum contains Essential Oil of German Chamomile as an important ingredient. Containing 100% skin calming botanical extracts in their exact therapeutic concentration ratios, our SBR serum treats sensitive skin and is especially effective at healing and putting Rosacea into remission!
5. Moisturizing Ability
Effective daily moisturization is an important step in delaying signs of aging like crow’s feet, sagging skin, fine lines and wrinkles. German Chamomile diluted in the correct concentrations with carrier oils such as Coconut Oil and Grape seed Oil, hydrates, moisturizes and adds radiance to the skin.
6. Blemish-free Skin
The antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of German Chamomile prevent and heals blemishes and helps even skin tone, reducing hyperpigmentation and dark circles.
Organic German Chamomile for Hair
1. Enriches Hair Color and Shine
If you have chemically treated, or dull, dry and damaged hair, a German Chamomile infused conditioner or hair serum helps reconstruct hair’s matrix and cuticle, leaving a lovely beautiful shine, while slowing premature graying of hair.
2. Dandruff Prevention
Strongly antibacterial and antifungal in nature, German Chamomile is a natural solution to control dandruff, by hydration of the scalp which in turn reduces flakiness and controls itching.
3. Repairs Dry, Brittle, Frizzy Hair
German Chamomile is very effective for dry, brittle and frizzy hair. Applying German Chamomile in the form of hair serum retains moisture and strengthens from within, making the hair strong, and less prone to breakage.