INGREDIENTS & RESEARCH

Chamomile

BACKGROUND

Ingredient Type: Botanical, Extract

Also Known As: Matricaria recutita L., German chamomile, Crown mayweed

Chamomile was an important herb in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome, where the dried flowers were commonly used to make a tea to ease digestion.

Chamomile is used in health supplements today to help with sleeplessness, stress, and gastrointestinal discomfort.

 

MORE COMING SOON

In the meantime see the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health entry for chamomile, the European Medicines Agency public summary for Matricariae flos, the Penn State Hershey Health Information Library entry for German chamomile, the Michigan Medicine Health Library entry for chamomile, or the RXList entry for German chamomile for more information.