Chamomile ideal for Skincare
Chamomile is a common name for several daisy-like plants in the familyAsteraceae. It grows to about three feet tall and blooms in June and July with small fragrant yellow and white flowers. It’s easy to grow and you may see it in fields and gardens, as well as along roadsides and other drier areas.
Chamomile herbal tea is made from the flowers, and has long been used to cure many ailments. The name is said to mean “earth apple.”
Many active ingredients in chamomile are powerful, including the flavonoids apigenin, luteolin, and quercetin, and the volatile oils including alpha-bisabolol and matricin. These constituents all contribute to chamomiles anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and antioxidant properties. Overall? Chamomile is calming, soothing, and healing.
Chamomile is the ultimate soothing herb, both when you drink it as a tea, and when you apply it to your skin. It can heal inflamed skin, burns and wounds, rashes, acne, stings and bites, bruises and sores. It is an ideal ingredient for skincare products.
Because chamomile is so soothing, it’s appropriate for using on fragile skin, skin battered by medications or medical treatments like chemotherapy and radiation, or even on baby’s skin.
In any product, chamomile can impart soothing, calming, and healing effects. Its antiseptic effects make it a good addition in cleansers, and its antioxidant effects are perfect in anti-aging formulas. Wherever you find it, you can be sure that chamomile will help your skin to emerge calmer and healthier than before.
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