Tonic, Stomachic, Anodyne, Antispasmodic, Laxative, Diaphoretic, Analgesic, Carminative, Anti-inflammatory, Sedative
Chamomile has calming and soothing properties. It is used for nervousness, headaches, anxiety, and hysteria. Its antispasmodic properties benefit cramps and spasms , probably due to the easily assimilable form of calcium found in it. One tablespoon steeped in a covered cup of boiling water with two slices of fresh ginger is reported to be a very effective treatment for menstrual cramps and other pains and spasms. It is beneficial for fevers, colds and headaches.
Chamolmile is frequently used for digestive complaints. Taken regularly will gently regulate the bowels. The same tea may be used for minor digestive problems such as acid indigestion and gas, weak stomach, stomach pains, lack of appetite, and colic p ain. It is also effective against intestinal parasites, like worms.
Chamomile is good for the liver and lungs and helps reduce jaundice, swelling, and ease withdrawal from drugs. It acts as a mild laxative and can bring on menses. It is good for crying, whining babies and helps soothe the pain of teething. Chamomile can be used as a mouthwash for gingivitis and externally for inflammation." Its popularity as a traditional medicine is so great that in Germany it was declared the medicinal plant of the year for 1987.
Herbs that prevent or ease spasms and cramps.
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