Chamomile is a daisy-like flowering plant that belongs to the Asteraceae family and is known for its medicinal and cosmetic uses. Chamomile is commonly used in skincare products for its soothing and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be found in various formulas like creams, lotions and serums, that calm and soothe skin irritations, redness and sensitivities.
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract
Chamomile has a long history of use in herbal medicine and cosmetics and is believed to have originated in regions of Western Europe and North Africa. It has been cultivated and used for centuries, with both Roman and Egyptian cultures valuing chamomile for its potential therapeutic and skincare benefits.
Chamomile extract is generally well-tolerated on most skin and considered safe, with a low risk of irritation. But, those with known allergies to plants in the Asteraceae family (including ragweed or marigolds) should use caution when used.
Soothes and Calms Skin
Chamomile is renowned for its soothing and anti-inflammatory properties which makes it effective at reducing skin redness, irritation and discomfort.
It can help moisturize and hydrate skin and promote a softer and smoother complexion.
Protects against Environmental Damage
Chamomile contains antioxidants that can help protect skin from free radical damage and reduce the signs of premature aging.
Its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties help heal minor wounds and skin irritations.
Chamomile may provide relief for individuals with sensitive or allergy-prone skin by reducing itching and discomfort.
Improves Skin Texture
Regular use of chamomile-infused products can contribute to a more even skin tone.
Chamomile’s aroma can have a calming effect that creates a more pleasurable application experience.