Chamomile preparations have anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiseptic, sedative and some analgesic effects. Medicinal raw materials are chamomile inflorescences.
Chamomile refers to plants that improve the function of the gastrointestinal tract: chamomile infusion is used for gastritis with high acidity, colitis, and liver diseases.
It is also used for diseases of the kidneys, bladder, malaria, colds, high fever, scrofula, diseases of the nervous system, insomnia, various inflammatory processes of the mucous membranes, slow healing wounds, gout, ulcers and boils.
With intestinal cramps, flatulence, diarrhea, as a diaphoretic for colds, an infusion is prepared – 2 tablespoons of chamomile flowers are poured with a glass of boiling water, insisted for 20 minutes, filtered. Take hot in a quarter cup 2-3 times a day.
For rinsing the mouth and throat, washing eyes, difficult to heal wounds, burns, frostbite, for rinsing hair, 5 tablespoons of chamomile flowers are poured into 500 ml of boiling water, insisted for 10 hours, filtered.
A proven remedy for a runny nose with inflammation of the frontal sinus is inhalation with chamomile. Chamomile inhalations are also indicated for bronchial asthma, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, influenza, bronchitis, tracheitis.
To do this, a handful of chamomile flowers are placed in a bowl and poured with boiling water. The head is covered with a bath towel, and chamomile vapors are inhaled in this “tent”. You can add 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of baking soda.
Chamomile flowers relieve spasms, inhibit the development of the disease, especially with inflammation of the mucous membranes.
The same procedure is ideal for cleansing the face with impure skin and acne. Chamomile vapor opens the pores of the facial skin and has an antimicrobial and healing effect on minor inflammation and acne.
_Chamomile poultices are used for rheumatism, bruises, swelling, boils, burns, bruises, joint pain, headaches, eczema:_2-3 tablespoons of chamomile flowers are stirred in 2-3 tablespoons of boiling water. The gruel is applied to gauze and applied to a sore spot.
Recently, another amazing property of chamomile infusion has been revealed. The scientists came to the conclusion thatChamomile-based infusion is an excellent remedy for diabetic patients.
The healing drink lowers blood sugar levels and helps prevent complications of diabetes such as blindness, kidney disease, deterioration of the nervous and cardiovascular systems, and hyperglycemia. Doctors believe that only 1-2 cups of chamomile tea per day can have a positive effect on the body.
Chamomile extract is widely used in cosmetology – in toothpastes, face and hand creams, lipsticks, suntan products, cosmetic skin care products, shampoos and balms.
Chamomile cleanses pores, tones and softens the skin, has antiseptic properties, improves blood circulation.
It strengthens hair, eliminates dandruff, helps blondes maintain a bright, golden hair color.