Chamomile(Matricaria chamomilla L)
Sedative, digestive, antispasmodic, febrifuge, antiallergic, anti-inflammatory, bactericidal, relaxing, astringent, analgesic, diuretic, decongestant, antiviral, laxative, expectorant, antiparasitic, antidepressant, antioxidant, soporific and antirheumatic…
Begin by soaking two teaspoons of dried chamomile for a few minutes in a little cold water in a cup. Then add hot water at 90°C (when the water begins to boil) and cover it for 10 minutes. Once cooled, it is ready to be consumed (see here how to make an infusion).
- menstrual cramps,
- mild diarrhea,
- poor digestion,
- first teething (soak in cotton and massage gums),
- nervous system…
During pregnancy, breastfeeding and its consumption should be avoided in cases of duodenal and gastric ulcer, oesophageal reflux, ulcerative colitis, spasmodic colitis, diverticulitis, and diverticulosis. People who are taking chemotherapy and radiation therapy or who have Crohn’s or Parkinson’s should also avoid using it. In addition, each body is different, be aware of any total or momentary incompatibilities generated due to its consumption.