Herbal Remedies: Roman Chamomile
Latin Name: Chamaemelum nobile
Uses: Inflammation, Pain
Description: Chamomile is valuable for irritable bowel syndrome and gastritis, and for warding off colds due to exposure. Azulene, an important active principle in chamomile oil, has proven effective for fever and inflammation. The oil is used externally for cradle cap, wounds, and sore nipples and as a sedative. This variety of chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) is known as Roman Chamomile. German Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) is also used in herbal remedies . Other dose forms: As a tincture, 10-30 drops.
Part Used: Flowering Heads
Preparation/Dosage: 1-2 cups 2-3 x daily (Infusion)
Organs/Systems Affected: Nervous, Digestive
Source: C. Hobbs' Herbal Advisor.
Do not take Chamomile, Roman if any of the following conditions applies to you:
|Nothing on record.|
|Not approved by German Commission E|
|Allergic reactions are possible.|
|The Complete German Commission E Monographs.|
Do not take Chamomile, Roman with any of the following medication:
|Allergies Nothing on record.|
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