Chamomile Blue Oil Egypt Matricaria chamomilla

  • Description


    Seeds are planted after summer, around September with flower picking starting sometime before or after the New Year. Distillation occurs using steam around March / April. 

  • Product Details

    • Botanical name: Matricaria chamomilla
    • Origin: Egypt
    • Crop Season: March - May
    • Plant/part used: Flowers
    • Method of extraction: Steam distillation
    • TSCA CAS: 8002-66-2
    • INCI Name: Chamomilla recutita oil
    • Appearance: Blue green to dark blue
    • Organoleptic Properties: Sweet, herbal notes
    • Chemical constituents: alpha bisabolol oxide, chamazulene, farnesene, alpha bisabolol
  • Latest Market Information April 30, 2024

    Chamomile harvesting has begun, with four distinct phases. The initial two rounds focus on drying for herbal teas, while the subsequent two prioritise extraction of essential oils. Prices remain elevated, indicating an approximately 10% increase compared to last year. Future price trends are uncertain, athough no further increases are expected for the remainder of the season.

    Market prices : USD 1225.00 /kilo
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