Chamomile is the white daisy like flower of Asteraceae family, native to Europe, northern Africa and northwest Asia. Its therapeutic properties are known from ancient time. The Egyptians dedicated the herb to the sun and worshipped it for its healing power. Now chamomile is cultivated worldwide. Traditionally it has been used as a treatment for fever, colds, stomach ailments, as a sleeping aid and remedy for skin issues.
Active compounds present in chamomile such as apigenin and bisabolol, terpenoids, flavonoids, coumarins, phenylpropanoids, flavones, flavanols and polyacetylenes provide the plant’s healing properties with antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antiallergenic, anticancer, anticoagulant action.
Chamomile benefits for skin:
- soothes skin irritations, rashes, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis.
- treats minor cuts and wounds, burns and sunburn, reduces inflammation and accelerates healing process.
- soothes tired, irritated eyes and may help cure conjunctivitis.
- cleanses the skin, helps to lighten complexion, tightens pores, gives skin a healthy radiant glow.
- fights against acne.
Chamomile Hydrosol can be found in Atlantis Skincare Glowing Skin Day Cream with Hyaluronic Acid.