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

Please Note: I am not a medical professional. ALWAYS seek advice from a doctor, naturopath or herbal professional to discuss your options before taking any sort of medication, home remedy, herbal remedy or supplement.