The Chamomile flower is a gentle floral herb that has a variety of benefits for the skin and body. It naturally contains vitamins and nutrients that help soothe and repair the skin. It can also help calm and relax muscles. Chamomile is a great ingredient to use in DIY skin care to make infused oils, creams, bath bombs, soaps, masks and more. Chamomile flowers have been around for centuries, dating all the way back to ancient Egypt, where Chamomile was given as an offering to the gods. Chamomile has been utilized extensively in Europe as a panacea for body troubles and digestive health. Common preparations they made were teas, baths and compresses. Today Chamomile Flowers are best known for use in teas for calming purposes. They are also great for soothing the skin so can be used in lotions and balms. Their pleasant aroma make them nice for use in sachets to put around the house.