The healing properties of chamomile


Chamomile, brought to us from America a century ago, has long been known for us with its excellent tonic, soothing and healing properties.

Ancient doctors knew many secrets and medicinal properties of chamomile - they treated almost everything, even heart disease.

The therapeutic daisy (medicinal) blossoms from May to August. Collect the flowers from June to September and gently dry to inflorescence on the decay.

Particularly common in western Russia. It grows in meadows, glades, near roads. It is widely used in medicine.

The healing properties of chamomile

Infusion of chamomile treat inflammatory diseases,apply as an antiseptic and blood-restoring means. The therapeutic daisy has a weak astringent, analgesic, sedative, diaphoretic, anticonvulsant, choleretic action. Chamomile essential oils exert sudorific action and disinfect well, eliminate flatulence and reduce gas production, help to cope with various pains. Like some medicinal plants, chamomile helps the body to fight inflammatory processes, normalizes the work of the gastrointestinal tract, has an exciting or calming effect on the nervous system. It is important not to overdo with the dose - a large dose of chamomile essential oil causes headache and weakness.

The loss of appetite will help the chamomile - it excites him

Scientists have noted excellent therapeutic propertieschamomile - it works well for chronic and acute gastritis, stomach ulcer, colitis. Also it reduces strong excitability, neuralgic pain, anesthetizes menstruation, fights with uterine bleeding and other things. Infusion of this plant is used for foot baths with sweating. Vapors are inhaled when treating flu and cold.

Indian doctors are confident that with the help of chamomile can cure even a serious disease, like impotence. Chamomile is widely used to treat sexual problems in men and women.

Overwork, supersaturation of the body with toxins,digestive disorders, skin diseases - all this is also treated with chamomile. In America, even make from chamomile tea with cream and sugar. He is drunk at night for a quick sleep and a sound sleep. Also, the medicinal properties of chamomile are used for the appearance of appetite and strengthening of the protective functions of the body.

Use it without the approval of a physician-therapist can not, consult necessarily!

Indications and contraindications for the use of chamomile pharmacy:

Chamomile is used in the form of infusions, broths,enemas (for problems with flatulence and other intestinal troubles), baths (with skin diseases) and rinses (for example, with angina). With neuroses, painful critical days, with a high body temperature, it is applied inside as a brew. External use of chamomile in the treatment of dermatitis, eczema, abscess on the body and bathing babies. Infusions rinse the throat and mouth to treat tonsillitis, tonsillitis, stomatitis, etc.). in gynecology, chamomile is used as a syringing. Hot poultices with it help to cope with pain in the joints.

With individual intolerance, the use of chamomile is contraindicated. Pregnant also can not be treated by it.

Also, chamomile is widely used in cosmetics. Shampoos on the basis of this plant take care of the hair, improving their growth, giving them shine and a golden hue, and the cream maintains freshness and healthy appearance of the skin. If you regularly wash the decoction of chamomile, the skin will literally shine with health.

Camomile is a wonderful folk remedy, helping to cope with many ailments, so everyone needs to have it in the home medicine chest. Only use it with caution.