Chamomile, Chamomille, German Chamomille, Wild Chamomile, Camomile
Chamomile is a gentle soothing herb that is safe for both adults and children. Chamomile works well both on its own and when combined with other herbs.
Taken internally as a tea, powder, in capsules, and as an extract. Can be used externally as an infused oil or poultice.
Taken internally, chamomile can be used to reduce many types of gastrointestinal inflammation (ranging from IBS to an upset stomach), and calm the nervous system. It can be used as a gentle sleep aid, especially for children. Topically, chamomile can be useful for reducing inflammation and healing wounds.
Bisabolol, chamazulene, axulene, matricin, apigenin, umbelliferone, sesquiterpene lactones.