Matricaria chamomilla (chamomilla recutita)
Cooling and analgesic
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Properties and applications:
Analgesic - local pain relief
Vulnerary - healing cracked skin, excema, cuts and grazes
Sedative - panic, shock, hysteria, fear, nervous conditions, insomnia
Anti-inflammatory - rashes, inflamed skin, allergy,
Country of origin:
across Central Europe
Part of plant used:
Method of extraction:
Citrus oils, Peppermint
No known contra-indications.
Strong bitter-sweet aroma
Talled stemmed herb with feathery leaves and daisy like flowers.
Chamomile is said to be the 'plants' physician' keeping other plants around it healthy.