CHAMOMILE - chamomilla recutita

Updated: Aug 13, 2020

Chamomile contains many terpenoids and flavonoids providing its munificent medicinal properties. Used since ancient times in a vast variety of therapeutic and medical applications.

Chamomile preparations are commonly used to treat ailments such as:

  • inflammation

  • hay fever

  • menstrual issues

  • muscle disorders

  • insomnia

  • ulcers

  • wounds

  • gastrointestinal disorders

  • hemorrhoids.

  • rheumatic pain


Another alluring annual from the Asteraceae family who has become an appropriate addition to our apiary. It is known by numerous names such as Matricaria Chamomilla, German Chamomile, Hungarian Chamomile, Wild Chamomile, Blue Chamomile and Scented Mayweed


Chamomiles origins run wild through Europe and West Asia. It was also highly valued by the Egyptians, Romans, and Greeks for its amazing array of ailment aiding applications.


Sweet Chamomile has proven to improve cardiovascular conditions, stimulate the immune system and provide some protection against cancer. (Ref1.)


References:

  1. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2995283/#:~:text=Chamomile%20preparations%20are%20commonly%20used,extensively%20in%20cosmetics%20and%20aromatherapy.preparations are commonly used to treat ailments such as:

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