Chamomile Flowers Cut And Sifted by the Ounce
Common Names: Blue Chamomile, Camomele, Camomilla, Camomille, Camomille Allemande, Camomille Sauvage, Camomille Tronquee, Camomille Vraie, Chamomile, Chamomilla Recutita, Echte Kamille, Feldkamille, Fleur de Camomile, Hungarian Chamomile, Kamillen, Kleine Kamille, Manzanilla, Manzanilla Alemana, Matricaire, Matricaire Camomille, Matricaria Chamomilla, Matricaria Recutita, Matricariae Flos, il du Soleil, Petite Camomille, Pin Heads, Sweet False Chamomile, True Chamomile, Wild Chamomile.
Scientific Name: Anthemis Nobilis L.(Roman), Chamomilla Recutita L., Rauschert, Matricaria Chamomilla (German), Matricaria recutita Compositae
Common Uses: German Chamomile is used for intestinal gas, travel sickness, stuffy nose, hay fever, nervous diarrhea, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), fibromyalgia, restlessness, and trouble sleeping. It is also used for digestive system disorders, stomach ulcers, colic, and menstrual cramps. Some people apply German Chamomile directly to the skin for hemorrhoids; breast soreness; leg ulcers; and bacterial skin diseases, including those of the mouth and gums. It is also used on the skin for treating or preventing damage to the inside of the mouth caused by chemotherapy or radiation.
*Warnings: Not enough is known about the use of chamomile during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use. Allergies to ragweed or related plants, chamomile may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae family of plants. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many other herbs. Hormone-sensitive condition such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids: chamomile might act like estrogen in the body. If you have any condition that might be made worse by exposure to estrogen, don't use chamomile.
Origin: Native to the British Isles, western Europe, North Africa and the Azores. Found in much of the United States, locally abundant. Native to Europe and Asia.