Roman chamomile is a kind of low perennial plant that is native to North America, Europe, and Argentina. People sometimes use Roman chamomile to produce home remedies, natural medicines, herbal dietary supplements, naturopathic medicines, homeopathic medicines, and alternative medicines.
People sometimes use Roman chamomile to flavor foods as well as to produce various perfumes, tisanes, blonde hair rinse, and other cosmetics. It may also have some uses in aromatherapy as a calming agent for stress as well.
Other names for Roman chamomile include: Chamomile, Anthemis nobilis, English Chamomile, Flore ANthemidis, Ground Apple, Manzanilla, Low Chamomile, Sweet Chamomile, Roman Chamomile Essential Oil, and Whig Plant.
Health Benefits of Roman chamomile
Historically, Roman chamomile was used in ancient Egypt as a kind of offering to the gods as well as a traditionally medicine for treating ailments such as jaundice and dropsy.
Roman chamomile has been used as a home remedy or natural medicine for treating digestive problems such as flatulence, nausea, appetite loss, and indigestion. Women sometimes use Roman chamomile to treat maladies such as menstrual problems such as morning sickness and periods. It may also have some uses as a homeopathic or naturopathic painkiller for the nose, mouth, and sinus area as well as for treating join problems such as rheumatism.
Roman chamomile may also have some health benefits when applied topically on the skin to treat inflammation, pain, and swelling. Roman chamomile may also be used as a natural medicine or homemade antibacterial germ-killing cream. It has also been used as a natural medicinal gel to apply to cracked skin, sore gums, burns, eczema, diaper rash, frostbites, bedsores, and hemorrhoids.
Roman chamomile has also been used in combination with other herbal dietary supplements to treat gallbladder problesm such as gallstones; heartburn, heart problems such as Roemheld’s syndrome, and constipation.
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