German chamomile oil is a very powerful anti-inflammatory agent due to the presence of a compound called azulene. Azulene is a nitrogenous compound which is responsible for giving the oil its characteristic deep blue color. It has very good antiseptic and antibiotic properties which do not let biotic infections develop, which arise due to bacteria and fungi. Also eliminate infections that are already present. A good vermifuge, If applied to the hair, it kills lice and mites, keeping the hair and scalp free from infections and damage. Note: the blue color does absorb in thru the skin... it does stain clothing if dropped directly on it. Also relieve depression and pain.