Organic Camomile Blossoms

Organic Camomile Blossoms

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Organic Camomile Blossoms

Common name: Camomile, Chamomile Blossoms, Flowers (Dried)
Botanical name: Chamomilla Recutita Flower

About: Camomile Blossoms are a daisy-like flower with a light gold centre and white petals and are 100 % dried and could come from a camomile plant. The parts of the plant used in creating the blossoms are the blossoms (flowers), which are dried and can be used to create a cup of camomile tea or could be used for beauty and skin care.

For 100's of years, Camomile has been added to teas, mostly for gentle and calming sleep support, and to help calm digestion. In addition, Camomile is noted to of been used for centuries as a remedy to help to soothe dry, inflamed and sensitive skin. Camomile has been a central ingredient in soothing skin care routines, and ancient Greeks and Egyptians are noted to of added crushed Camomile flowers on to their skin as a remedy for redness and dryness caused by the weather. 

Camomile Blossoms are noted and encouraged (by research) to include a couple of chemical compounds, with antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory abilities. Dermatologists additionally note there could be just cause to believe in the skin care benefits of Camomile flowers, from helping to heal wounds to anti-ageing abilities. If applied on to the skin, Camomile could help heal redness, hyper-pigmentation and acne. Camomile could additionally support wounds to heal and could help to soothe and calm sensitive skin.

Camomile is understood to be especially safe for use for a lot of different kinds of skin types and is considered to be notably helpful and beneficial for sensitive skin. Camomile could also be helpful for lightening the skin. Camomile is noted to have both constricting and brightening benefits, which could help to lessen pores, soften the skin, lessen acne scarring and lessen hyper-pigmentation, when used often. 

Camomile tea: Camomile could also benefit our skin and health when we could drink camomile tea. Consuming Camomile tea could assist in boosting our skin's health from the inside out, because of it's soothing anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial abilities. Consuming Camomile tea could additionally help to brighten our complexion, lessen acne breakouts and lessen the appearance of dark areas on our skin. 

Chosen because: Camomile was chosen as a central ingredient in petal because Camomile Care was created with inspiration from Camomile, and to celebrate its gentleness. Our founder checked a couple of different ways of including Camomile in petal, in the process of creating the botanical formulation. Adding Camomile in the form of an infusion (infusing Organic Camellia Oil with Organic Camomile Blossoms) was chosen as a method, because of how the scent of the Camomile infused oil could be most similar to Camomile tea, and the soothing and healing benefits of the Camomile flowers for skin care (as noted just a little more above) could be infused a little into the Organic Camellia Oil. Camomile is noted to be safe for sensitive skin and within petal, the Organic Camomile Blossom infused Camellia Oil functions as an active botanical ingredient, a carrier oil and an emollient. Camellia Oil (infused with Organic Camomile Blossoms) is the most used natural ingredient in petal, and helps to form a calming middle note scent; a light, sweet straw scent from the Organic Camomile Blossoms.

Notes and references

Information about Camomile and Camomile Blossoms (noted above) is carefully cited from: 

Colleen de Bellefonds. (2021). Add Chamomile to Your Skin Care Routine to Soothe Redness, Fight Acne, and Reduce Signs of Ageing. In 'Beauty and Skin Care.' From https://www.healthline.com/health/beauty-skin-care/chamomile-benefits-for-skin (opened on September 7, 2021). 

PureNature. (n.d.). Chamomile Flower, Dried. In 'Bath.' From https://www.purenature.co.nz/products/chamomile-flower-dried (opened on September 7, 2021).

An earlier blog post called 'about camomile,' created and published on Care natural blog, could also be found here.