Chamomile Moroccan | Latin Name: Ormenis Mixta | Family: Asteraceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Flower Heads
Chamomile Moroccan is a pale yellow to brownish yellow mobile liquid with a fresh-herbaceous top note and a sweet rich-balsamic undertone.
The plant is about 90 to 150 cm high with very hairy leaves and tubular yellow flowers, surrounded by white ligulets. Native to north-west Africa and southern Spain having, probably evolved from the very common Ormenis species which grows all around the Mediterranean. Also is found growing in the plains of Israel, the oil is distilled in Morocco. Is distantly related to the German and Roman varieties botanically but does not resemble them physically.