German: (Matricaria recutica) has a sweet, warm herbaceous scent. Often referred to as Blue Chamomile for its deep azure color, German Chamomile has greater anti-inflammatory properties than its Roman counterpart due to its higher percentage of azulene. Its anti-inflammatory properties make it one of the best essential oils for skin care and muscle and joint pain. Use as a massage on sore muscles or as a cold compress. Chamomile is a soothing oil that helps ease anxiety, soothe headaches, relieve stress and nervous tension, and promote sleep.
Roman: (Anthemis nobilis) has a sweet, fruity odor often referred to as 'apple-like'. Promotes an inner sense of peace and calming, reduces stress and anxiety, and promotes restful sleep. Can be supportive to healthy reproductive and digestive systems. Chamomile is anti-inflammatory and is often used as a balm for muscle soreness, spasm, and joint pain. Its anti-inflammatory properties also make it an excellent essential oil for skin care and minor wound treatment like soothing insect bites.