Chamomile: 5 beneficial uses - Grandmother's advice

Chamomile is a plant that is found quite frequently in various products.

Originally from Europe, North America and Northwest Africa, it has become famous for its many virtues.

Chamomile beneficial uses

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There are different types of chamomile, but the best known are German chamomile (matricaria) and Roman chamomile (manzanilla noble), which do not have the same virtues.

However, Roman chamomile is the most used for nervous disorders, itching or allergies, various pains (migraines, teeth) or intestinal disorders.

You can use it as a decoction, herbal tea, infusion, essential oil or as a hydrolat. Here are several benefits that this plant can have.

1 - Helps you sleep and relax

In fact, Roman chamomile has calming and soothing effects and is often known for its relaxing properties.

Therefore, stress and anxiety can be calmed and relieved with the help of this plant. A gentle method that usually bears fruit.

For example, drinking an infusion regularly before going to bed would help promote sleep.

To relax and relieve stress, you can also put one or two drops of Roman chamomile essential oil in your bath.

Or you can put a drop on your pillow or a handkerchief for a relaxing aroma at bedtime.

2 - Relieves conjunctivitis or mouth sores.

Roman Chamomile Hydrosol is the necessary delicacy to relieve minor problems of the mucous membrane. It is perfect for relieving conjunctivitis and very easy to use.

You can use it in a compress or in the rinse water. Known for its healing and soothing properties, it will also relieve various oral problems such as mouth sores.

You can apply it with your previously washed finger, directly on the mouth ulcer, or as a mouthwash after each toothbrush.

For mouthwash, you can mix lavender hydrosol with chamomile hydrosol.

3 - Can lighten hair

Matricaria hydrolats or chamomile infusions can bring a little light and shine to your hair.

You can use the hydrosol with a little cider vinegar in the rinse water or simply rinse with the infusion. This plant has natural and soft properties that will brighten your hair without damaging it.

4 - It has an anti-inflammatory action.

Matricaria chamomile is a powerful anti-inflammatory, but it is also soothing and healing.

It can be used to relieve menstrual pain, for example. It can be relieved internally by drinking infusions or externally with the essential oil.

Externally, you can massage weakened areas such as the lower abdomen for menstruation.

The essential oil is also very effective in relieving sunburn, insect bites or some skin irritations.

5 - Relieves pain and throats

Roman chamomile can also relieve sore throats. In fact, its soothing properties will help soothe the pain.

Drinking an infusion of chamomile tea regularly will help reduce inflammation. It is also very effective in relieving pain.

One drop of essential oil added to a neutral vegetable oil will relieve various pains (sprains, aches or different rheumatisms).

Now you know with these few examples that Roman chamomile as a matricaria is full of virtues, both for internal and external use.

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  1. 1 - Helps you sleep and relax
  2. 2 - Relieves conjunctivitis or mouth sores.
  3. 3 - Can lighten hair
  4. 4 - It has an anti-inflammatory action.
  5. 5 - Relieves pain and throats
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