Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla)

Definition:As a natural relaxant, chamomile works to soothe the nerves, promote sleep and induce perspiration during fevers. It is also considered a gastrointestinal tonic.
Applications:Insomnia, anxiety, skin irritations, arthritis, menstrual cramps and gastrointestinal distress.
Scientific Updates:Recent studies have confirmed that chamomile works as a uterine tonic, relaxes the nervous system, and interacts positively with other nervine herbs. It has antibacterial properties, can stimulate the liver, and is currently under study for its anticarcinogenic action.

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