German Chamomile hydrosol is one of the favorites as it is useful for so many things. The flavor is described as sweet and honey-like. It is anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, antifungal, antispasmodic, calming, cicatrizant (healing scars).
It is beneficial for inflammation and itching. It is a digestive aid that can be used for baby and children. It promotes relaxation, making useful for anxiety, depression, emotional upsets, and insomnia.
German Chamomile hydrosol can be used on the eyes. Make a compress with cotton balls, applying the hydrosol and place on closed eyes or dilute 1tsp (5ml) in water and use in a compress when dealing with itchy eyes connected with allergies or tiredness.
In skincare, germ chamomile hydrosol is helpful for many skin disorders.
- As a skin spray, facial toner, aftershave lotion
- Spray in sunburn to cool and soothe the skin
- Soothe itching from eczema or psoriasis
- Useful for minor cuts and bruising from everyday activities
- Saturate a cotton ball and apply to soothe baby’s bottom
- Emotionally comforting