Anthemis Nobilis/Matricaria Chamomilla
Both German and Roman strands are extracted through distillation of the Camomile plant, and while they have many similar properties, there are some notable differences.
Benefits and Uses
Sudorific: Produces intense sweating, to help remove toxins from the body.
Febrifuge: Helps to lower the body temperature.
Anti-septic: Inhibits the growth of bacteria by preventing infections.
Anti-biotic: Eliminates infections that are already present.
Vermifuge: Kills intestinal parasites when taken internally.
Sedative: Particularly effective in reducing irritation, stress and annoyance, especially in small children.
Anti-inflammatory: Reduces inflammation in the body, which is now known to play a key role in autoimmune disorders such as Lupus and Fibromyalgia.
There are no known contra-indications for Chamomile, other than that it is a member of the Ragweed family and may aggravate allergies.