Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Anthemis nobilis
Country of Origin:
United States
Plant Part:
Distillation Method:
Naturally Grown
Overall Profile
Primary Constituents
methylamyl angelate
hexyl isobutyrate
isobutyl tiglate
trans pinocarveol
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Wholesale Pure US Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

100% Pure Chamomile essential oil steam distilled from Roman Chamomile flowers grown in the United States and Certified Organically grown in Hungary. Both are lovely oils, suitable for all your therapeutic needs. The Hungarian certified organic variety has the finest aroma of any Roman Chamomile essential oil we've ever experienced -- for aromatic uses, we very highly recommend this oil. This Roman Chamomile Essential Oil from the United States is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more.


A smaller herbal plant with larger flowers than that of German Chamomile, Roman Chamomile is native to Western Europe and is widely cultivated in England, Belgium, Italy, France, Hungary, and the United States. The whole plant has a distinct scent, reminiscent of sweet apples. Roman Chamomile is a pleasant-smelling perennial with feathery, fern-like leaves and branched, creeping stems topped by small, daisy-like flowers. Both of our 100% pure Chamomile essential oils steam distilled from Roman Chamomile flowers naturally grown in the United States and Certified Organically grown in Hungary are lovely, suitable for all your therapeutic needs. The Chamomile herb has medicinal reputation in the Mediterranean region stretching back over 2000 years.

Aromatherapy Notes

The Roman Chamomile essential oil has a strong, sweetish, warm herbaceous aroma.

Traditional Uses

Chamomile has been used for its therapeutic properties since ancient times, both internally and externally. It has been noted as a remedy for digestive disorders, skin problems, and emotional distress. Traditional preparations of chamomile include herbal tea and in poultices for swelling and wounds.

Therapeutic Properties

Therapeutic Properties Described in The Aromatherapy Literature

From The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy1:

  • Analgesic, Anti-anaemic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Bactericidal, Carminative, Digestive, Emmenagogue, Sedative, Stomachic
  • Relieves nervous tension and stress
  • Soothes inflamed and irritated skin conditions

From The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy2:

  • Comforting to “the head and brain”
  • Sedative and anti-inflammatory properties
  • Considered one of the gentlest essential oils and recommended for use with children
  • “full of sunshine and joy…harmonizing, peaceful, and soothing to the spirit”

Roman Chamomile in Research

Research on Roman chamomile has shown that it has many potential therapeutic properties. Studies have shown that it has significant antibacterial3, anti-hypertensive4, anti-inflammatory5, antidepressant6, antioxidant7, and anti-asthmatic8 properties.

Summary of Research Studies

  • Roman Chamomile essential oil was tested against numerous strains of pathogenic bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus vulgaris, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Salmonella sp.) and showed strong antimicrobial activity against all bacteria tested.3
  • Aqueous extract of Roman Chamomile given to spontaneously hypertensive rats over a 3-week period significantly reduced systolic blood pressure.4
  • Roman chamomile essential oil caused a significant reduction in induced inflammation in rat paws.5
  • Inhalation of roman chamomile over a two-week period caused a reduction in depressive-like behavior in rats.6
  • Roman chamomile essential oil exhibited high antioxidant activity in vitro.7
  • Inhalation of roman chamomile steam in patients with chronic bronchial asthma resulted in significant improvement in forced expiratory volume and forced volume capacity as well as with a marked reduction in asthmatic attacks.8

Application and Use


Roman Chamomile is a gentle, non-toxic, a non-irritant and non-sensitizing oil. As with all essential oils, use in moderation and consultation with a physician is recommended if ingesting. Safe for use with children and infants.


1 Wildwood, Christine. Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy. Healing Arts Press, 2000.

2 Battaglia, Salvatore. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy. International Centre of Holysitc Aromatherapy, 2003.

3 Bail, Stefanie, et al. “Antimicrobial Activities of Roman Chamomile Oil From France and Its Main Compounds.” Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol. 21, no. 3, 2009, pp. 283–286., doi:10.1080/10412905.2009.9700171.

4 Zeggwagh, N. A., et al. “Hypotensive Effect of Chamaemelum Nobile Aqueous Extract in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats.” Clinical and Experimental Hypertension, vol. 31, no. 5, 2009, pp. 440–450., doi:10.1080/10641960902825453.

5 Rossi, T., et al. “Sedative, Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Diuretic Effects Induced in Rats by Essential Oils of Varieties of Anthemis Nobilis: A Comparative Study.” Pharmacological Research Communications, vol. 20, no. 5, 1988, pp. 71–74., doi:10.1016/s0031-6989(88)80844-0.

6 Kong, Yingying, et al. “Inhalation of Roman Chamomile Essential Oil Attenuates Depressive-like Behaviors in Wistar Kyoto Rats.” Science China Life Sciences, vol. 60, no. 6, 16 May 2017, pp. 647–655., doi:10.1007/s11427-016-9034-8.

7 Piccaglia, Roberta, et al. “Antibacterial and Antioxidant Properties of Mediterranean Aromatic Plants.” Industrial Crops and Products, vol. 2, no. 1, 1992, pp. 47–50., doi:10.1016/0926-6690(93)90010-7.

8 Al-Jawad, Faruk H., etal. “Broncho-Relaxant Activity of Nigella Sativa versus Anthemis Nobilis in Chronic Bronchial Asthma; a Comparative Study of Efficacy.” IOSR Journal of Pharmacy, vol. 2, no. 4, July 2012, pp. 81–83., doi:10.9790/3013-24208183.