Chamomile Maroc grows to 90-125 cm high with very hairy leaves and tubular yellow flowers, surrounded by white ligulets.
Traditional and Emotional uses reportedly include:-
The essential oil is used in skincare. It has many of the same qualities as Roman chamomile, but it should not be confused with the noble Roman chamomile as it an entirely different plant. It’s inflammatory properties are greater Than Roman Chamomile because of a higher percentage of azulene. Analgesic, anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antibacterial, carminative, cholagogue, digestive, emmenagogue, febrifuge, fungicidal, hepatic, nerve sedative, stimulant of leucocyte production, stomachic, sudorific, vermifuge, and as vulnerary agent. The herb itself has a long-standing medical tradition especially in Europe, The essential oil is an excellent skincare remedy, it has many of the same qualities as Roman chamomile, except that its inflammatory properties are greater because of a higher percentage of azulene which gives it its colour.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Geranium, Lavender, Patchouli, Rose, Benzoin, Orange Blossom, Bergamot, Marjoram, Lemon, Ylang Ylang, Jasmine, Clary Sage and Labdanum.
Native to northwest Africa and southern Spain, having probably evolved from the very common Ormenis species that grows all around the Mediterranean.
May cause skin sensitivity in some individuals