Botanical Name: Chamomilla recutita syn. Matricaria chamomilla
Chamomile is an aromatic perennial that has feathery leaves and daisy-like flower heads.
Chamomile has served as a gentle cure-all herb for centuries. It is used to calm and soothe the nervous system and the digestive tract. It can also be used topically for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties on irritated skin and slow healing wounds.
Common Use: Most often it is brewed as a tea. It has a earthy, mild flavor, slightly reminiscent of apples or pineapple. You can use the dried flowers in baths for a relaxing effect, or as a compress on skin. It is known to help treat nausea, vomiting, indigestion, and loss of appetite. It is also a sedative, antispasmodic, and mild analgesic, and will help relieve cramps, colic, and other cramping pains.
Storage: To maintain freshness keep sealed in an airtight container away from heat and direct sunlight.
Safety: It is wise to consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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