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Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract

Also-called-like-this: German Chamomile Flower Extract
What-it-does: soothing, antioxidant
Irritancy: 0
Comedogenicity: 0


Chamomile probably needs no introduction as it's one of the most widely used medicinal herbs. You probably drink it regularly as a nice, calming cup of tea and it's also a regular on skincare ingredient lists.

Cosmetic companies use it mainly for its anti-inflammatory properties. It contains the terpenoids chamazulene and bisabolol both of which show great anti-inflammatory action in animal studies. On top of that chamomile also has some antioxidant activity (thanks to some other active ingredients called matricine, apigenin and luteolin).  

Though chamomile is usually a goodie for the skin, it's also not uncommon to have an allergic reaction to it. 

Show me some proof

  • Leslie Baumann, MD, Cosmetic Dermatology, 2nd edition, Chamomile - p 317

Products with Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract

Belif The True Tincture Essence - Chamomile Sidmool Ultra Facial Moisturizing Chamile Decon-Gel Druide Cleansing Lotion Holy land Super Lotion Home Health Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Cream Leaders Daily Wonders What Happened Last Night? Mask Nivea Sensitive Cooling Post Shave Balm Nivea Sensitive Post Shave Balm Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 8% Aha Gel Exfoliant Sukin Hydrating Mist Toner BILLE Super Active Anti - Acne Toner It's Skin Power 10 Formula Wh Effector Leaders 7 Wonders Mediterranean Olive Brightening Mask Leaders Brightening Recovery Mask Natracare Everyday Intimate Wipes Olay Mist Ultimate Hydration Essence Calming With Aloe Leaf & Chamomile Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber De-Tox™ Balancing Esscence Water Mist Skin + Pharmacy Advanced Skin Therapy Healing Gel up&up Oil-Free Acne Wash Alpha Skin Care Intensive Renewal Serum, 14% Glycolic Aha Fourth Ray Mellow Milk Mist Jurlique Calendula Redness Rescue Calming Mist Leaders Collagen Boosting Renewal Mask Leaders Tea Tree Relaxing Mask Paula's Choice Moisture Boost One Step Face Cleanser Simple Kind To Skin Micellar Cleansing Water Urban Skin Rx Ph Balance All Skin Toner YOU Skincare Vitamin C Antioxidant Serum Youth To The People Superfood Peptide Eye Cream skyn ICELAND Brightening Eye Serum With Arctic Peptide Aromatica Rosemary Refresh Toner Bliss Make-Up Melt Dry/Wet Gentle Cleanser Bliss Rose Gold Rescue™ Toner Mist Clean Kids Naturally Banana Smoothie Conditioner Derma E Sun Protection Mineral Powder Spf 30 Facetheory Supergel Oil-Free Moisturiser M3 For Oily And Acne-Prone Skin Garnier SkinActive Moisture Bomb Sheet Mask: The Super Hydrating Mask Soothing Green energy organics Il Mio Solare Protettivo Anti Rughe Spf 50 Holy Snails Snowbang Essence Kose Sun Cut Uv Mild Care Milky Gel Spf 50+ Pa++++ Leaders Labotica Honey Skin Soft Mask Mario Badescu Face Spray With Aloe, Chamomile And Lavender Mario Badescu Facial Spray With Aloe, Chamomile And Lavender One over one Free Foam Micellar Cleansing Water Paula's Choice Calm Redness Relief Cleanser For Normal To Dry Skin STARSKIN After Party Brightening Bio Cellulose Second Skin Face Mask STARSKIN Red Carpet Ready Hydrating Bio Cellulose Second Skin Face Mask Sukin Natural Micellar Cleansing Water Sukin Sensitive Cleansing Gel Tatcha The Water Gel