German chamomile diffuser blends

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matricaria × chamomilla

This week, the chamomile essential oil was used over and over again. It just felt right to surround myself with the sweet, gentle embrace of chamomile. Learn about the science and the art of creating your own pleasing German chamomile diffuser blends. And enjoy these beautiful tried and true blends from our home apothecary.

Here in Tunisia, soon as spring time rolls around, chamomile grows wild all around. I used to buy my chamomile tea from the US, until I realized it was widely available in local markets. I was absolutely shocked at how fresh and beautiful the chamomile is here. It's my little ones favorite tea, so we enjoy it every night. So many wonderful memories around us swinging outdoors in the evenings, with our warm cup of tea and plenty of honey. Chamomile is a very special plant to me.

Where do I find chamomile essential oil for my diffuser blends?

Chamomile essential oil German Chamomile essential oil has a beautiful aroma that helps create a peaceful atmosphere. The Chamomile German plant is an annual, From May to August it flowers, sporting top-heavy flower heads with a sweet fragrance, almost like straw. German Chamomile contains azulene, which gives the oil a deep blue color. This blue crystal is not actually present in the plant itself, but forms in the oil. Our family always chooses Young Living for our essential oils and household items. If you fancy, read more here. 

 

Whether you’re well seasoned or just starting with oils

One of the most exciting practices for those just starting with essential oils, is the practice of synergistically blending oils to be carried out aromatically. And just wait til you find out that combining them can enhance their therapeutic purposes.

When you start to familiarize yourself with your oils and develop an affinity for certain plants, you will begin to identify and appreciate their scent family (floral, herbaceous, woodsy) as well the way in which they make you feel. For example, lavender tends to be calming, and lime tends to be energizing. Rose essential oil pairs well with spicy, citrus, and woody scented oils.

Using a systematic and highly reflective process, the skills and understanding required to create a balanced, harmonious, and pleasant blends can be developed and refined over time. However, if you’re a newbie to oils – use this guide to help understand what to put together.

matricaria × chamomilla characteristics

Note: Middle

Strength of Aroma: Medium

Blends well with: Lavender, geranium, jasmine, rose, lemonylang ylang,

The science and art of blending essential oils

I am sharing my favorite essential oil blends with chamomile, a sweet and gentle scent I will never get tired of.

All of these blends can be considered calming, grounding, and for me, memory provoking. Whether you’re crafting for aesthetic or purpose, you’re going to have fun.

How do I store my German chamomile diffuser blends?

Once your perfect blend has been created, it is time to seal and label your glass bottle, place it in a cool, dark place. Some individuals prefer to store their blends inside a refrigerator.

By doing allow your oils to sit and settle in this environment, you allow the constituents of each oil to interact in a synergistic way. The final aroma may even transform a bit.

The proper storage of your blend is important to ensure it lasts longer and does not degrade due to The best way to store pure essential oil blends is in an amber or cobalt-blue dark glass bottle with a tight-fitting lid to avoid ultraviolet light or heat, and kept away from moisture, heat, and sunlight.

German chamomile diffuser blends

 

graphic with vintage look with chamomile print in background, and fancy fonts displaying a chamomile diffuser blend with chamomile, peppermint, lavender, and lemon essential oils

Busy bee

This blend reminds me of that sweet transition between seasons.

❁❁❁❁ chamomile

❁❁❁ peppermint

❁❁ lavender

❁❁  lemon

Wildflowers

A beautiful, super floral blend that transports you to a field of flowers

❁❁❁❁ chamomile

❁❁❁ geranium

❁❁  lavender

❁❁ rose

vintage looking graphic with vintage chamomile illustration and fancy font that display "chamomile diffuser blend" called wildflower, with drops of chamomile, geranium, lavender and rose essential oil
vintage looking graphic with vintage chamomile illustration with fancy font with text that says "chamomile tea" with drops of chamomile, cinnamon, ginger and lemon essential oils

CHAMOMILE TEA

Sweet and spicy for when you want a clean, relaxed environment

❁❁❁❁ chamomile

❁❁❁ cinnamon

❁❁  ginger

❁❁  lemon

Sweet slumber

I love to diffuse this blend when I'm feeling anxious, and right before bed and I sleep so beautifully!

❁❁❁❁ chamomile

❁❁❁ cedarwood

❁❁ lavender

❁❁ frankincense

 

vintage graphic with vintage chamomile illustration with fancy font that says chamomile diffuser blends with chamomile, cedarwood, lavender and frankincense essential oil
vintage chamomile illustration with fancy font that says herb garden with chamomile, clary sage, rosemary, and basil essential oils

Herb garden

Chamomile blends so beautifully with this herbaceous scents. I love this blend when I'm preparing healthy meals.

❁❁❁❁ chamomile

❁❁❁ clary sage

❁❁ rosemary

❁❁ basil

 

SLOW morning

I have this gorgeous, clean grounding blend ready for my morning yoga. You're going to love it to start your day the right way.

❁❁❁ chamomile

❁❁❁  lemon

❁❁ frankincense

❁❁  pine

 

vintage looking graphic with fancy font that says slow morning with chamomile, lemon, frankincense and pine essential oils

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About SARAH

Sarah is the creator of frolic & fare, a home, recipe and garden blog filled with romanticized projects to add beauty to the everyday. 
Sarah is a sleep researcher, aromatherapist and herbalist who loves to create botanical and herbal infused recipes for simple, seasonal living.