Simple Herbal Extracts | Chamomile



Botanical Name

Matricaria recutita

Part Used



None *

Traditional Information*

A mild but effective remedy for children and adults alike. The flowers are anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, carminative and sedative. Children find the taste palatable and readily take it for teething pain, colic, ADD, cramps, colds, irritability and night terrors. For adults it is a soothing remedy for frazzled nerves, insomnia, tension headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, morning sickness and ulcers.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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*Disclaimer: The information on historical, ethnobotanical and phytotherapeutic uses of herbs and traditional formulas contained herein is based on the experience and research of the author. It is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health care professional. The publisher and author are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the information discussed. Should you have any questions concerning the appropriateness of any preparation mentioned, the author strongly suggests consulting a professional health care advisor.