Anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic & anti-allergy. German Chamomile is more strongly anti-inflammatory than Roman Chamomile, which is a more potent relaxing nervine.
Useful internally for allergic reactions such as hay-fever, allergic asthma, eczema & inflammatory reactions to allergens including foods, stings & bites.
Its strong anti-spasmodic action has traditionally been used to treat muscle & visceral spasmodic pain,
To relieve colic & all manner of digestive system complaints-the combination of anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, bitter tonic, anti-septic & astringent wound healing properties make it an invaluable remedy for the treatment of digestive system infections, constipation & diarrhoea, IBS, intestinal pain, worms, ulcers, indigestion & gut related problems with a nervous origin.
Children's digestive complaints respond well to its well balanced & calming action.
Relaxing to smooth muscles, uterine muscles, skeletal muscles, peripheral blood vessels
& the nervous system. Traditionally used to treat the female reproductive system & balance hormones during menstruation & menopause - PMS, head-aches, scanty periods, painful periods. During pregnancy it can be used after the first trimester for morning sickness, nausea & mastitis.
Maximum dose is 40ml per day internally.
Externally its anti-inflammatory action is superb, safe for children, including treating nappy rash.
Also useful as a decongestant inhalation which is safe for children (Eucalyptus, Rosemary & Peppermint are not recommended for young children. See )
Its anti-inflammatory action will soothe irritated mucous membranes as well as loosening catarrh.
All inflamed & irritated skin conditions (except psoriasis) will benefit from topical application-acne rosacea, acne vulgaris, eczema, varicose ulcers, urticaria, sun burn & wounds.
Do NOT use during the first trimester of pregnancy nor with psoriasis.