Blue Chamomile [Matricaria chamomilla]

Chamomile [Matricaria chamomilla] has been used in herbal remedies for thousands of years, and was revered in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome. It is an ingredient of several traditional, unani and homeopathic medicinal preparations.

The flowers of Matricaria chamomilla contain a blue-coloured essential oil, which has a variety of uses. Chamomile contains compounds that are antibacterial and anti-inflammatory. Among all the compounds, the lovely deep blue chamazulene is noted for promoting tissue regeneration and calming skin inflammations.