Chamomile popularity grew during the Middle Ages as people started to use it medicinally for a variety of ailments.
Today, it’s mostly used in teas throughout Europe and the United States as research has proven chamomile to have anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-allergenic and sedative properties.
Specifically Chamomile can be used to...
relieve upset stomach
as a salve, for wounds
as a vapor to to alleviate cold symptoms or asthma
treat eye inflammation and infection.
relieve teething problems, and colic in children
aid in digestion when taken as a tea after meals
reduce menstrual cramps
Relieves morning sickness during pregnancy
speed healing of skin ulcers, wounds, or burns
treat gastritis and ulcerative colitis
Can be used as a wash or compress for skin problems and inflammations
soothe skin rashes (including eczema), minor burns and sunburn
heal mouth sores and prevent gum diseases