Chamomile is a plant native of Germany and Hungary. The leaves and flowers of the chamomile have been widely used to make herbal tea by Europeans all over the world.
There are various benefits of chamomile herb. Some of the most popular benefits of this herb include:
Chamomile is comprehensively used to cure gynecologic disorders as menstrual cramps and sleep disorders associated to premenstrual syndrome (PMS). It contains fairly strong antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory agents and is quite effective in treating stomach cramps.
Chamomiles tops gathered in the early stages of flowering can cut down the cramping and spastic pain in the intestines and also relieves from gas and bloating in the intestines. It is often good for irritable bowel syndrome, gastroenteritis and nausea.
Chamomile is a great soothing agent, well suited for restless children.
Chamomile also enables a child fall asleep.
Chamomile is an ideal prescription for those with ulcers or other stomach disorders triggered by anxiety.
Chamomile is considered as an antimicrobial agent. A German study indicated that the herb eliminates bacterial toxins. Drink chamomile tea fused with other antimicrobials, like thyme, echinacea, and goldenseal is good for internal infections.
When used as prescribed, this herb should not cause serious side effects. In some occasions you may tryst with some allergic reaction to this product.
These allergic reactions may include: irritation, rashes, swelling, trouble in breathing and dizziness.
If you have diabetes, alcohol dependence or liver trouble you are suggested to stay away from this herb. Ask your doctor about the safe use of this product.
Glycerate type of German chamomile (1-2 milliliters) can be consumed once or twice each day as an antispasmodic or anti-inflammatory component. When it’s ingested for ulcers, stomach troubles, heartburn, or gas, 2-3 grams of German chamomile can be boiled to make tea for 10 minutes and this can be consumed regularly, up to four times every day.
To calm lungs in extremely cold conditions, incorporate a few drops of essential oil to boiling water and take steam of this boiling water.
For treating hemorrhoids, skin problems, wounds, or insect bites put a quarter-pound of dried blossoms into your bath tub and let it soak. Or, you can also use alcohol extracts of chamomile in the bath tub.