Chamomile is calming and relaxing and most commonly taken as a tea for mild sleep aide. It may also be infused in water to create a relaxing bath.
Chamomile can be used externally when inflammation of the skin occurs such as eczema, acne, or nappy rash.
It may also be used for digestive upsets of a nervous origin, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome, wind, bloating and colic. Chamomile can also help relieve period pain and other types of pain too.
Botanical Name: Matricaria recutita
Actions: Anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, carminative, relaxant, anti-allergenic