Chamomile has a long history of use in Europe for digestive ailments. The active constiuents of chamomile have anti-inflammatory properties, and ease spasm and discomfort in the digestive tract.
- Canker sores
- Conjunctivitis, eye irritations
- Crohn’s disease
- Menstrual disorders
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Peptic ulcer
Chamomile is also useful for burns and rashes. When Chamomile is applied externally in the form of chamomile cream or a compress made with strong chamomile tea, it helps cuts, burns and rashes heal more quickly.
People that should avoid chamomile are people who are allergic to ragweed.