Camomile herb or (Anthemis nobilis) is a well known herb that grows everywhere and is one of natures most benign herbs. Their blossoms are good for many ailments including a good tonic for loss of appetite, dyspepsia and weak stomachs. As a poultice, it is used for swelling and accompanying pain. The Egyptians supposedly dedicated camomile to the sun due to its curative powers in the treatment of ague.
Medicinal properties include: Stimulant, bitter, tonic, aromatic, emmenagogue, anodyne, stomachic.
Used by many as the tea of choice at mealtime and a great tea at bedtime for a good nights rest. The herb has benefits for kidneys, spleen, colds, bronchitis, bladder troubles and expelling of worms.
Camomile herb can be mixed with bittersweet to make an ointment for bruises, sprains, corns and callouses.
Other common names: Roman camomile, garden camomile, low camomile, ground apple, whig plant.