Chamomile Health Benefits

chamomile health benefitsChamomile is a medicinal herbaceous plant that has been widely used in Europe for thousands of years.  It is known to treat various human ailments. The two commonly used chamomile species are the German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) and Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile). These herbs are usually prepared as tea.

Other names

Baboonig, babunah, bunga kamil, camamila, chamomile, chamomile flowers, fleurs de petite chamomile, kamitsure, kamiture, manzanilla, manzilla comun, matricaire, pin heads, rauschert, peppermint, sweet feverfew, whig-plant,

Claimed Health Benefits

Chamomile is used to treat:

  • cardiovascular diseases
  • cold symptoms
  • diarrhea
  • eczema
  • spasm
  • colic
  • indigestion
  • flatulence (gas)
  • ulcers
  • gastrointestinal irritation
  • bladder irritation with bleeding
  • hemorrhoids
  • mouth ulcers
  • skin inflammation
  • insomnia
  • vaginal inflammation
  • wounds
  • sore throat

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