Tuesday, January 5, 2010


It is a herb from Europe that comes from a flowering plants of daisy family. Using fresh and dried flowers to make tea and oil.


(Oil) - azulene, chamazulene, pro-azulene, bisabolol, farnesine, pinene, anthermal, sproether, angelic acid, sesquiterpenes.

(phytonutrients) - flavones, glycosides, bitter glycosides, valerianic acid, tannins, salicylic acid and coumarin derivatives.

(flower) - volatile oils, flavonoid

It has a sedative effect to the nervous system. If taken, the mind is calm and more relax and eases uncontrolled nervousness. It helps to minimize the effect of any stress, anxiety, irritability and panic attack during the day. It has the capacity to combat depression and other unhealthful stresses in life by relaxing the brain muscles. It relaxes the muscles and nerves to prevent tiredness of the body. It enhances to have a relaxing and refreshing sleep. It helps to alleviate sleep disorder or insomnia.

It has benefits to control the presence of flu, cold and fever. It promotes would healing because of an anti-inflammatory capacity and have an effective relieving action. It is helpful in preventing colic spasm of children during their teething period.

It remove gas in the stomach by enhancing proper functioning of the internal organ (stomach) to improve its digestive action and avoid intestinal discomfort. It has an anti-bacterial activity in the urine against urinary tract infections. It helps boost the immune system capable to fight against diseases of the mind and body.

It alleviates muscles spasms due to increases of amino acids. It eases the pain of burns, wounds and scrapes. It controls the uncomfortable feeling from itching because of allergies. Good for skin condition like eczema, chickenpox, diaper rash, psoriasis. It has an anti-oxidant properties to assist the body to remove free radicals. Its essential oils help control irritations due to insect bites.

The tea is good as relaxing alternative for foot bath. It is used as gargle to soothe a sore throat serving as a mouthwash. A tea from foliage and flowers has antispasmodic effect by reducing muscles spasm. It is a diaphoretics, a capacity to produce perspiration.


Boil water. Placed dried chamomile flowers in a tea pot of cup. Use 2 teaspoons of the flowers per 8 oz. of water. Pour the boiling water over the flowers and cover the pot or cup. Allow the tea to steep for the period of 40 minutes. Drink it with satisfaction 2 times a day(morning and afternoon).

Side effects: Using the tea over the recommended dosage or its frequency of use can cause drowsiness, vomiting or have skin irritation It induces abortion. It is a blood thinner. Using the same properties with the modern medicine has risk.

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