Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Awesome Camomile

In Morocco, chamomile grows wild in wet places, the edges of séguias and waste places in several parts of the country.
The plant (Roman Chamomile) is widely cultivated throughout the world for pharmaceutical needs. Its curative powers have been known for centuries.

The heads of the Roman chamomile essential oil contains a very aromatic and flavoring's such as apigenin. Chamomile is endowed with anti inflammatory, antispasmodic, tonic, eupeptic, emmenagogue and anti nerve.
In modern medicine, chamomile is used primarily for its digestive properties and eupeptic. And drugstore, the plant is a component of many shampoos.

In traditional medicine, chamomile tea is very popular in cases of insomnia, palpitations and nervousness.
The decoction of chamomile is recommended for fever and pain of the rules. It is sometimes used as a compress on the forehead to relieve headaches.
The plant is also used in compresses eye to treat eye irritation and conjunctivitis.

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