Herbal Remedies: Roman Chamomile

Latin Name: Chamaemelum nobile

Uses: Inflammation, Pain 
Sick woman lying in bed with a cold, she is blowing her nose with tissues surrounding her 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.  
Side Effects
Not approved by German Commission E

Allergic reactions are possible.
The Complete German Commission E Monographs.

Drug Interactions
Do not take Chamomile, Roman with any of the following medication:
Allergies Nothing on record.


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Updated on: 04/13/17
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