Cape chamomile oil

  • The oil is distinctive for its striking deep blue color due to the presence of azulenic compounds. It is these that provide the powerful anti-inflammatory properties for skin ailments.
  • Largely composed of fragrant esters, most significantly: 2-methylpropyl 2-methylpropionate, 2-methylbutyl 2-methylpropionate and linalyl acetate.

The oil's properties and uses are numerous and include:

  • anti-inflammatory and soothing, so helps with sunburn, infected cuts and wounds, insect bites
  • anti-allergenic and anti-septic
  • all types of skin problems especially sensitive areas that tend to become inflamed including eczema

The mild natural fragrance of sunumbra® is largely due to its Cape chamomile and green rooibos components.