Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Anthemis nobilis
  • Alternative Names: English Chamomile, Ground Apple, Whig Plant
  • Botanical Family: Asteraceae
  • Primary Constituent: Isobutyl angelate
  • Other Main Constituents: Isoamyl angelate
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Flower

α-bisabolol-loaded lipid-core nanocapsules reduce lipopolysaccharide-induced pulmonary inflammation in mice

D’Almeida APL, Pacheco de Oliveira MT, de Souza ÉT, de Sá Coutinho D, Ciambarella BT, Gomes CR, Terroso T, Guterres SS, Pohlmann AR, Silva PM, Martins MA, Bernardi A International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2017 ABSTRACT: Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a severe clinical condition of respiratory failure due to an intense inflammatory response with different etiologies. Despite all efforts, therapy remains limited, and ARDS is… Read more »

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board PDQ Cancer Information Summaries, 2017 EXCERPT: This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of aromatherapy and essential oils in the treatment of people with cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer… Read more »

The Effect of Aromatherapy on Insomnia and Other Common Symptoms Among Patients With Acute Leukemia

Blackburn L, Achor S, Allen B, Bauchmire N, Dunnington D, Klisovic RB, Naber SJ, Roblee K, Samczak A, Tomlinson-Pinkham K, Chipps E Oncology Nursing Forum, 2017 ABSTRACT: PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To determine if the use of aromatherapy improves insomnia and other common symptoms in hospitalized patients with newly diagnosed acute leukemia. DESIGN: A randomized, crossover, washout trial. SETTING: An inpatient acute leukemia unit at the Arthur G…. Read more »

Aromatherapy for pain management in labour

Smith CA, Collins CT, Crowther CA Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 2011 ABSTRACT: Aromatherapy draws on the healing power of plants with the use of essential oils to enhance physical and mental wellbeing. The oils may be massaged into the skin, in a bath or inhaled using a steam infusion or burner. The pain of labour can be intense,… Read more »