Chamomile (Chamomilla Recutita)
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🌼 Quick Look: Eczema & Acne Treatment.
💟 Benefits: Sometimes referred to as natural skin bleach chamomile can lighten blemishes and redness, regenerate, tighten pores and slow down ageing effects in the skin.
✅ Chamomile can help treat active acne and prevent future breakouts.
✅ Reduces bacteria and cleanses the skin.
✅ A powerhouse of antioxidants and protects the skin from free-radical damage.
✅ Accelerates cell and tissue regeneration.
💜 A study in human volunteers demonstrated that chamomile flavonoids and essential oils penetrate below the skin surface into the deeper skin layers. This is important for their use as topical antiphlogistic (anti-inflammatory) agents. Some research has documented that it may be as effective as hydrocortisone cream for eczema.
🌿 Treatments: anti-aging, dry skin, oily skin, acne-prone
🌻 Best used as: Toner
💐 Best combined with: Witch Hazel, Rosehip Oil or extracts of your choice
⚠️ Caution: Always dilute essential oils in a carrier oil. For every 1 or 2 drops, add 12 drops of another oil. Essential oils are not recommended for sensitive skin as their high concentration levels can irritate skin.
💲 Approximate cost: $15.00 - $20.00 CAD
💲 1 oz. Sample cost: $3.75