Chamomile Roman | Latin name: Chamamelum nobile | Aromatic waters by distillation of Flowerheads | Plant family: Asteraceae
Chamomile Roman a small, stocky perennial herb growing up to 25cm high. Feathery pinnate leaves and daisy-like flowers which are larger than the German Chamomile. The whole plant has an apple-like scent. Native to southern and western Europe and naturalized in North America. Cultivated in England, Belgium, Hungary, United Staes, Italy and France.
Hydrolats, aromatic waters produced by steam distillation of botanical materials during the production of essential oils. Hydrolats are gentle and effective, containing only the most water-soluble chemicals from the plant material, also microscopic drops of the essential oils.