Effects--- Anti -inflammatory, Anti-Infective, Anti-oxidant,
Anti-neoplastic, Anxioltic, Dermatological, Gastrointestinal, Sedative,
Parts used- Dried flowers, essential oil
Indications and usage---Cough/bronchitis, Fevers and colds, Inflammation of the
skin, Inflammation of the mouth and pharynx, Tendency to infections Wounds and
burns, Diarrhea, Eczema, Allergic Conjunctivitis, Acne, Gingivitis, Flatulence, Digestion
Active ingredients--- Essential oil, notably chamazules; flavonoids; coumarins.
Home use tips-- As appetite stimulant and digestive tonic. A tea made from dried flowers relieves nausea and
indigestion. Chamomile water used as hair conditioner, and as bath freshener. --To treat intestinal
inflammation Infuse 1-2 teaspoonfuls in boiling hot water for 10 min drink 3 cups daily, on empty stomach.
The infusion may also be used externally for skin problems. For bronchial complaints: pour boiling hot
water over a small handful of flowers. Inhale the steam for 10 min.
Not to be used during pregnancy
Not to be mixed with anticoagulants
May increase alcohol/Benzodiazepines effects
Compositae Family plants should not be taken
if you have history of atopic hay fever or asthma.