Think about that friend in your circle who faithfully exerts a positive influence on everyone around them. This person is fresh and encouraging. Do you have their face in mind? From this moment forward, you may forever associate that friend with Roman Chamomile! Here’s why: this flower, though less than a foot tall in height, is known for having a healthful effect on its neighbors. Roman Chamomile has in this way earned itself the nickname “plant’s physician.” Like your friend, it’s sweet; and while it has the bright appearance of a daisy, it carries the lovely aroma of an apple.
The word chamomile probably brings to mind a flavor of hot tea. Dried chamomile flower heads are indeed used for this purpose; but ancient Romans actually believed that Roman Chamomile essential oil could bestow courage for battle! In both capacities, this flower has been put to use for its calming effects. Because dōTERRA Roman Chamomile is a floral oil, its sweet and herbaceous qualities can easily be enjoyed by mixing a couple of drops into your favorite skin and hair products. For another pleasant and easy mode of usage, just add a drop into your next hot drink, especially at the conclusion of a stressful day.
Take advantage of the peace-promoting capabilities of Roman Chamomile by placing a drop into your palm, rubbing your hands together, and slowly inhaling from cupped hands. Parents and grandparents, keep in mind that this oil is a favorite for gently calming a baby; you may want to tuck the following diffuser blend recipes away for a cranky evening! First, let’s roll with the ancient Roman soldier theme for a diffuser blend that’s out to conquer.
Spasm in your lower back and leg? Rub a drop of Roman Chamomile on location (add to your unscented lotion or FCO if desired) then inhale from cupped hands.
Stressed out and want to calm? Put a drop in your hands (add a drop of FCO if desired) rub on neck then inhale from hands.
Creating a soothing atmosphere with carefully chosen aromas like Roman Chamomile can affect the whole family. From newborn to ninety-nine, any blend with the potential to brighten mood and soothe irritability is a good one! Click here to learn about a great bedtime routine for kids, Next, set the stage for a good night’s sleep by diffusing the following blend in bedrooms.
Sweet Slumber Diffuser Blend
3 drops Roman Chamomile
2 drops Frankincense
2 drops Lavender
As everyone drifts off into a peaceful rest, think about the story of Roman Chamomile and that encouraging, peace-loving friend of yours. Enjoy finding ways to work this special flower and its positivity into your daily routine, and resolve to give that special friend a big hug next time you get together!