Anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties
Anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties on the smooth muscles of the digestive system. It has always been known as a plant with antispasmodic powers particularly suited to sedate painful manifestations, from intestinal colic to dysmenorrhea, it possesses undoubted properties such as anti-inflammatory, speeding up the healing of wounds, ulcer protective, antibacterial and, of course, antispasmodic. Its antispasmodic action means the plant is used as a sedative for the nervous system, even if its effect on the digestive system is the most important.
- Essential oil: chamazulene (responsible for the blue colour), a-bisabolol;
- Flavonoids: apigenin, luteolin, rutin
Chamomile is used in different ways within the cosmetic world thanks to its soothing and softening a
The name chamomilla comes from ta Greek word meaning "dwarf apple" because the smell of its flowers is reminiscent of russet apples.
Therapeutic use: digestive problems; headache, insomnia; dysmenorrhea; menopause disorders; inflammation of the skin, eczema, dermatitis; conjunctivitis (external use).