Chamomille

Chamomile

Incredibly calming for your skin

Chamomile is a calming herb that has been used for centuries to promote relaxation and sleep. But did you know that chamomile also has a number of benefits for the skin?

Chamomile is rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, making it a natural powerhouse for skin health. It can help to soothe irritated skin, reduce redness and inflammation, and promote cell regeneration.

Botany and history of chamomile

The plant, scientifically known as Matricaria chamomilla and Chamaemelum nobile, belongs to the aster family. Chamomile is a member of the Asteraceae family, which also includes other popular flowers such as sunflowers, dandelions, and chrysanthemums. Chamomile is native to Europe and Asia, but it can now be found all over the world.

Chamomile has been used for centuries in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments, including skin conditions, respiratory problems, and digestive disorders.

The ancient Egyptians used chamomile to treat acne and eczema. The ancient Greeks and Romans used chamomile to improve the complexion and promote hair growth.

In the Middle Ages, chamomile was used to make a variety of potions and ointments, including one that was said to protect against witchcraft. Chamomile was also used to treat the plague.

Today, chamomile is still used for its many health benefits. It is a popular ingredient in natural skincare and hair care products. Chamomile is also used to make a variety of herbal teas and supplements.

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3 biggest skin benefits of chamomile

Soothes Irritated Skin

The flower is renowned for its anti-inflammatory properties, making it perfect for calming and soothing irritated, inflamed skin. It is an ideal choice for sensitive skin prone to redness, rashes, and breakouts. The flower anti-inflammatory compounds reduce skin inflammation and irritation, promoting natural healing.

Hydrates Dry Skin

Chamomile is also a natural humectant, which means it attracts water to the skin. This makes it ideal for keeping your skin hydrated and plump. Chamomile is also known for its soothing and calming properties, making it a good choice for sensitive skin or skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.

Promotes cell regeneration

Chamomile contains compounds that can help to promote cell regeneration. This means that chamomile can help to heal wounds and reduce the appearance of scars. Chamomile can also help to improve the overall tone and texture of the skin.

Conclusion

This flower has been used since ancient times for its medicinal and skincare properties. Its powerfully soothing and hydrating effects can improve skin health, leaving you with healthy, radiant skin. That’s why we use a healthy dose in the baby-mild Apple & Chamomile Soap. The combination with apple is the perfect match for a mild soap for the most sensitive skin.

Note: This article is for informational purposes only and should not replace professional medical advice or treatment.

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