Botanical Name:

Anthemis nobilis

Common Name(s):

Chamomile, Ground apple


Native to Europe, naturalized and cultivated throughout the United States and Australia

Parts Used:

Flowers and leaves

Key Actions:

  • Antidepressant
  • Antispasmodic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antifever
  • Antiallergenic
  • Nervine

Traditional Uses:

  • Digestive issues
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Arthritis
  • Fever
  • Colic
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Teething pain
  • Muscle aches
  • Bronchitis
  • Whooping cough
  • Allergies
  • Eczema


Generally considered safe.

*Those with anaphylaxis allergies to ragweed should not consume Chamomile.


  • Tea infusion
  • Tincture
  • Salve
  • Herbal bath
  • Essential oil
  • Sleep pillow

Disclaimer: This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, cure, prevent or treat any disease. Information is provided for educational purposes only, it is not to be used as medical advice. Use this herb at your own risk. We are not responsible for dosage mistakes, misuse, or adverse reactions. Each person reacts differently to each plant and you should always exercise caution when taking herbs and herbal products. Always consult a medical professional before taking/using any herb or herbal product.

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