Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis) - common or "lawn" Chamomile
Chamomile, German (Matricaria chamomilla) - also called Blue Chamomile due to the color of the essential oil. You will find it used in teas but it is also good to add to skin preparations.
Chamomile, Roman (Chamaemelum nobile) - another name for Anthemis nobilis above.
Chamomile, Wild (Oremis multicaulis) - Morraccan chamomile is not a true Chamomile but the plant shares the calming and soothing qualities and is great for sensitive skin.
Usage: Chamomile is a flowering plant, a member of the daisy family which is native to Europe and Asia. Used to calm digestive disorders due to its anti-inflammatory properties and to ease emotional anxiety.
Precautions:Chamomile is in the same family as ragweed and chrysanthemum (Asteraceae) so allergic reactions can occur. Also may interfere with certain medications (blood thinners) and cause or increase the risk of bleeding. Avoid for at least two weeks prior to and after surgery.