top of page
Chamomile - Chamomilla recutita

Chamomile - Chamomilla recutita


System: Digestive, Children, Skin, Nervous.


Qualities/Actions: Also known as German Chamomile, this is the cousin of Roman Chamomile. Beautiful feathery leaves with delicate daisy-like flowers. Often used for after a meal to help relax and ease digestion. Great for people with IBS for its ability to ease painful cramping and soothe the muscles of the intestines. 


Beneficial for skin conditions such as poison ivy, eczema, and sunburn. It can be taken topically (compress) and internally (decoction). A strong water infusion (decocotion) can be used as a face wash for acne and inflammation. 


Soak a washcloth in a chamomile decocotion and freeze for teething babies. A nice tea can be used for children to help soothe anxiety, digestive upset, aches and pains from the flu and diarrhea.


Anti-inflammatory: Controls inflammation, a reaction to injury or infection.

Antimicrobial: Kills microorganisms such as bacteria or mold, or stops them from growing and causing disease.

Antispasmodic: Calms nervous and muscular spasms or convulsions.

Carminative: Expelling gas from the stomach or intestines so as to relieve flatulence or abdominal pain or distension.

Nervine: Acts therapeutically upon the nerves, particularly in the sense of a sedative that serves to calm ruffled nerves.


Common Use: Oil Infusion, Decoction, Tincture.


Safety: People who are allergic or sensitive to the Asteracear (Daisy) family may be sensitive to Chamomile. Chamomile has also been shown to possibly reduce iron absorption when taken at the same time.


Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark place in an airtight container.





Disclaimer: this information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA or CFIA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.

bottom of page