Cape Chamomile

Cape Chamomile

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Essential Oil

Cape Chamomile

Botanical Name : Eriocephalus Punctulatus

Origin : South Africa

Olfactive Family : Aromatic

Harvester : Behave

Harvested part : Flower

Main application : Diffusion

As its name suggests, Cape Chamomile Essential Oil, or Eriocephalus Punctulatus, is native to South Africa. It is obtained by hydrodistillation of the flowering tops of the plant that the few local producers collect by hand. A rare and fascinating fact, its color is a magnificent Royal Blue that almost makes you want to dive in.

Essential Oil of Cape Chamomile has a reassuring quality that makes sense when smelled, with its sweet, fruity or floral fragrance. It reminds us of the most beautiful smells of our childhood, from harlequin candy to ripe apple. Comforting and relaxing at the same time, we constantly want to return to it. Without ever leaving her again! To be discovered without further delay.

Perfumery

OLFACTORY DESCRIPTION

The fragrance of Chamomile is like a piercing but refined ray from the start. This unique olfactory aura is as aromatic as it is floral or fruity, and subtly evokes a certain herbaceous mountain flora and the singular brandies that come from it.

Moreover, taking its age-old name from “little apple” specifically for its fragrance, one can appreciate its ripe fruit facets bringing a unique touch to any type of composition.

IN PERFUME

Note :

Base

Associations :

Mandora / Clary Sage / Geranium / Damiana / Patchouli

Used sparingly, Chamomile inevitably adds a little something, a binding agent or a point of contrast, in various compositions : aromatic, fruity, floral, chypre or woody.

Creations :

Aromatic Elixir perfume and its variations use a more widespread but fundamentally similar scent note : Chamomile Matricaria. This note can also be found in “L’Eau Chic” by Nicolaï, “Eau du Printemps” by L’Artisan Parfumeur or “Back to Black” by Killian.

Olfactotherapy

Main emotions

Sit comfortably, close your eyes and inhale its incredible aroma. Immediately, the muscles relax, you find yourself soothed and relaxed. A magnificent ally for moments of stress!

Indications

• Calms stress and anxiety
• Fight against depression
• Helps to take a step back
• Soothes in case of nervous shock
• Fight against insomnia

Tips for use

• 5 drops in a diffuser
• a few drops on a ceramic pebble to place in a closet or a living room
• on a wet cloth, let it infuse, inhale deeply several times a day

For more details and to know if an oil is right for you and the best use for you, do not hesitate to contact an olfactotherapist.

Aromatherapy

Properties

• Anti-inflammatory ++
• Antispasmodic +++
• Calming +++
• Antalgic +
• Sedative +

Tips for use

For your safety and that of your loved ones, consider consulting a professional aromatherapist.

in food

Cape Chamomile essential oil does not currently have a FEMA* number

*The FEMA number is an international food safety number. It is essential to be able to use them in the kitchen, without it, you are not allowed to consume them. Le Sourceur rejects any responsibility in case of non respect of these rules. Essential oils are also very concentrated, a single drop is often enough to flavor your cold dishes, when we consider a maximum of 2 to 3 drops on a hot dish. Be careful with their use in cooking, too much of them can be dangerous or even fatal. If in doubt, contact a specialist.

Product Information

General Characteristics

Type of culture : Traditional
Harvest : September
Extraction method : Hydrodistillation
Production capacity : A few kilos per year
Type of product : 100% pure and natural essential oil

Organoleptic characteristics

• Light to dark blue oil
• Fruity, floral and herbaceous scent
• Appearance Liquid

Main Components

• Sesquiterpenes
• Fatty esters
• Fatty aldehydes

Physical characteristics

• Density : 0.880-0.930
• Flash point : 49°C

Allergens

• Limonene
• Linalool

Product references

CAS registry Number : 94334-04-4
Batch Number : EPC/ADS/AMB/0422
Shelf life : end of 2025

Conservation

Essential oils are sensitive to UV radiation and to the progressive evaporation of their constituents. It is therefore imperative to keep them in a colored glass or aluminum bottle with a tight seal at a temperature between 5°C and 40°C.

DANGER : Before any use of essential oils read imperatively the precautions for use.

May cause skin allergy / In large quantities : May be fatal if swallowed and enters respiratory tract / Toxic to aquatic organisms, causes long-term effects / IF SWALLOWED : call a POISON CENTER or doctor immediately / Do not induce vomiting / IF ON SKIN : wash with plenty of soap and water / IF ON EYES : apply vegetable oil, then rinse with water / If irritation or rash occurs, call a doctor: wash with plenty of soap and water / IF IN EYES: apply vegetable oil liberally, then rinse with water / If irritation or rash occurs: seek medical attention (keep container available) / Keep away from direct heat / Keep out of reach of children / Do not use on pregnant or nursing women and children under 6 years of age.

The information provided on the Le Sourceur site is intended to be informative. They are derived from laboratory research and books published by health professionals but can in no way replace a doctor’s prescription. Le Sourceur declines all responsibility for self-medication.

Bibliography

On the internet

INCI Beauty – Eriocephalus Punctulatus
Wikipedia – Chamomile

Thanks

Kathy Vandevelde for her expertise in olfactotherapy
Adrien Blanc for his expertise in perfume

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