(Matricaria chamomilla)

Other names: Chamomilla recutita, Matricaria recutita, Camomile, German Chamomile, Manzanilla Común, Kamillen, Camomilla Comune, Kamumella, Kamilica, Kamille, Camomila, Muşeţel, Rumianek, Ramunėlė, Vaistinė Ramunė, Heřmánek, בַּבּוֹנָג דּוּ-גּוֹנִי, Amarousse, Babbonag Du-goni, Kамилица, Prava Kamilica

Chamomile is native to Europe. Dubbed the “star among medicinal species”, it has been used in herbal remedies for thousands of years. Anglo-Saxons believed it was one of nine sacred herbs God gave to humans. Its most important constituents are sesquiterpenes, flavonoids, coumarins, and polyacetylenes. Chamomile extract contains 11 bioactive phenolic compounds, such as herniarin, umbelliferone, chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, apigenin, apigenin-7-O-glucoside, luteolin, luteolin-7-O-glucoside, quercetin, rutin, and naringenin.

Chamomile may be beneficial for colds, menstrual cramps, to treat inflammation, skin diseases, wounds, and ulcers. It may be beneficial for cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, anxiety, and weight loss.

Compliance: food supplement, cosmetics ingredient

Compliance varies from country to country. There is no harmonized botanical list of allowed botanicals in food or food supplements for all EU countries. Compliance for cosmetic ingredients is harmonized in EU.

Please check your local regulation.

These claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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