Chamomile Flowers (Matricaria recutita)
A herbal food supplement
Matricaria recutita (Chamomilla recutita)
German Chamomile, Hungarian Chamomile, Scented-Mayweed
This popular, soothing herb shares the physical characteristics of a daisy.
The loose dried chopped flowers.
100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.
Vegetarians and vegans.
Infusion: 1 to 2 teaspoons of herb (2 to 4 g) to a cup of cold water. Pour boiling water over the herb and leave to infuse for 5 to 10 minutes. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired. Drink 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.
The herb can be added as a flavouring to gin, vodka and other infusions.
Maximum of 12 g per day may be taken as a powder or capsules.
There is a known allergy to chamomile.
This herb is considered safe in food amounts. Do not take if you are allergic to this plant or other members of this plant's family (Compositae).
Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, have health concerns or an ongoing illness. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner. Only use after seeking professional advice during lactation. If you are taking any medication, please speak to your healthcare practitioner before using this product. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if adverse reactions occur. This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet or lifestyle. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Infrequent allergic reactions have been reported including contact dermatitis and allergic conjunctivitis. Plant extracts cause few side effects when taken correctly but if a side effect is experienced please contact us.
Extremely well-known and popular. German chamomile treats a whole range of conditions in need of relaxing. Anxiety, insomnia, dyspepsia, migraines, neuralgia, vertigo, motion sickness, loss of appetite, gastric ulcers, diarrhoea, colic, teething, conjunctivitis to name a few.
Key actions: Mild sedative, antimicrobial, diaphoretic, anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic, vulnerary.
In clinic: Herbalists use this herb to treat restlessness as well as diarrhoea and indigestion caused by nervousness.
If you are interested in the medicinal use of this herb please consult a herbalist. Herbs are generally used at medicinal strength, in blends, prescribed for each unique patient's condition.
Keep in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.