Latin: Matricaria recutita
Country of Origin: Hungray
Actions: Analgesic, anodyne, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antihistamine, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aromatic, carminative, diaphoretic, digestive, emetic, febrifuge, nervine, sedative, stomachic, tonic, vulnerary
Energetics: Moistening, bitter, and sweet
Precautions: Generally considered safe, but some who are allergic to ragweed may have allergic reactions to chamomile. Avoid therapeutic doses while pregnant.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this description is purely for historical or entertainment value and is not designed to treat, diagnose or cure any diseases. If you have any current medical conditions, please seek the advice of a medical practitioner. The individual herbs offered here have not been tested for efficacy with regard to the contents of vitamins, minerals or other constituents.
References: Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine – Brigette Mars