Chamomile has a pronounced effect on the mind and nervous system. Its scent is intense, herbal and sweet, and is rejuvenative, eases depression and soothes irritability. It is calming and promotes restful sleep. Chamomile is a traditional medicine for children, and helps treat impatience, tension, teething pain, colic, flatulence and insomnia. It has strong anti-inflammatory properties.
Part of the plant used:
Method of extraction:
steam distillation or solvent extraction
analgesic, anthelmintic, anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrizant, disinfectant (urinary tract), fungicidal, hepatic, nerve sedative, stimulant (immune), stomachic, vasoconstrictor (local), vulnerary
Physical systems, conditions and uses:
Digestive: indigestion; Endocrine: menopause and PMS; Muscles and joints: arthritis; Nervous: headaches, insomnia; Skin: abscesses, allergies, boils, burns, inflammation, rashes, wounds
balancing, calming, soothing. It improves mood, and promotes relaxation and restful sleep.
Blends well with:
benzoin, bergamot, clary sage, geranium, juniper, lavender, marjoram, patchouli, rose, and ylang ylang
Use as an inhalant with a diffuser or in a spritzer, or on skin with carrier oil, cream or salve. Use in hot compresses for treating boils, abscesses, infected wounds. Use in massage oils for treating external and internal inflammation, and arthritis. Use in the bath
Contraindications and safety:
Avoid during pregnancy. May cause skin irritation in some individuals.
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